Road Transport Department Malaysia
The Road Transport Department Malaysia, (Malay: Jabatan Pengangkutan Jalan Malaysia), abbreviated JPJ, is a government department under the Malaysian Ministry of Transport. This department is responsible for issuing Malaysian number plates. Its head office is in Level 1-5, Block D4, Complex D, in the Federal Government Administrative Centre in Putrajaya.
The department is charged with the responsibility of undertaking registration and licensing of drivers and all motor vehicles and trailers in Malaysia. According to the Road Transport Act, the enforcement and regulatory duties are under the roles and responsibilities of JPJ. The current director general of the department is Yang Bhg. Dato' Sri Ismail bin Ahmad.
Demerit Points System or Sistem Merit Kesalahan Jalan Raya (KEJARA) is a road offenders demerit point system.
- To reduce road accidents
- To take action against traffic offenders
- Adopted from Kurikulum Pendidikan Pemanduan (KPP), Panduan Pembelajaran textbook by Malaysian Road Transport Department (JPJ)
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