Prolintas continues catching toll evaders – Mercedes-Benz driver caught owing RM275.65 in toll funds

Prolintas is constant its crackdown on toll evaders and lately revealed on Twitter that it had managed to catch a driver of a Mercedes-Benz A-Class on the Ampang–Kuala Lumpur Elevated Freeway (AKLEH). Based on the put up, the driving force had 45 missed toll funds amounting to RM275.65, which was settled on the spot.

It goes with out saying that toll evading is unlawful and people caught may be charged below Part 8 of the Federal Roads (Personal Administration) Act 1984, which supplies a positive of between RM2,000 and RM5,000 upon conviction. Nevertheless, this may require a toll concessionaire to take civil swimsuit motion in opposition to offenders.

Beforehand, Prolintas additionally took to Twitter to report on a Proton X50 driver with a toll arrears of RM57.50. In October final yr, a Honda Metropolis driver was additionally nabbed on the Kajang Dispersal Hyperlink Expressway, in any other case referred to as the SILK Freeway, with RM256.20 in owed toll fares.

Toll evasion is nothing new right here and also you’ve most likely learn tales or seen movies of vehicles tailgating autos in entrance of them actually carefully at toll plazas to be able to keep away from paying the toll price by passing by means of earlier than the increase gate descends.