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The Number of Bicycle Lane Violator Increases Significantly

Bicycle lanes violator
Bicycle lanes violator

It has been reported that there are 146 motorbike riders who entered bicycle lanes on the second day of ticketing, Tuesday 26th November.

The number of drivers who disobeyed the rule increased compared to the first day, with 66 motor riders being sanctioned.

An official of the Traffic Directorate of Polda Metro Jaya, Kompol Fahri Siregar, said that the violators are dominated by motorbike riders.

“The number of motorcycles disobeying the rule is 146 units, 2 cars, and 1 bajaj,” Fahri confirmed.

The bicycle route at Jalan Pramuka is noted as the area where most motorbikes disobeyed the rule.

“The area where the bicycle route is always ignored is Jalan Pramuka,” He added.

Ticketing of bicycle lane violations began on 25th November, with police giving tickets for motorbike riders who enter bicycle routes. Violators will be fined Rp500,000 or imprisoned for 2 months.

The probation period for the bicycle route had been held in three phases. The first phase was from 20th September to 19th November 2019, which consisted of Jalan Medan Merdeka Selatan, Jalan MH Thamrin, Jalan Imam Bonjol, Jalan Pangeran Diponegoro, Jalan Pramuka, Jalan Pemuda, and Jalan Proklamasi.

The second phase was from 12th October to 19th November 2019 in the areas of Jalan RS Fatmawati Raya, Jalan Panglima Polim, Jalan Sisingamangaraja, and Jalan Jenderal Sudirman.

Lastly, the third phase was held from 2nd November to 19th November 2019 which covers Jalan Tomang Raya, Jalan Cideng Timur, Jalan Kebon Sirih, Jalan Matraman Raya, Jalan Jatinegara Barat, and Jalan Jatinegara Timur.

Source: Kompas

Image: Poskota News

See: Electric Scooter Users to Face Fines

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