Do Not Cross the White Line

Amidst the hustle and bustle of our daily commutes, there exists a simple yet crucial rule that often goes unnoticedโ€”’Do Not Cross the White Line. Recently, a wave of public attention has swept across Malaysia as authorities issue a stern warning about this rule. Many people may have missed this directive in their busy daily lives. But when did you last remember stopping beyond this white line at the traffic lights?

Let’s dive deeper into this law enforcement and embrace our roles as responsible road users, making our roads safer.

What is this White Line about?

The rule refers to the practice of not crossing the white line that marks the stop line at traffic lights.

Rules and Regulations

It is governed Under Rule 38 of the Road Traffic Rules (LN166/1959). Motorists must not stop beyond the white line and obstruct pedestrian crossings. Furthermore, the rules state that a motorist must not cause the vehicle or any part of the vehicle to stop in the crossing area. ๐’–๐’๐’๐’†๐’”๐’” he is prevented from moving by circumstances beyond his control or if he must stop to avoid an accident.

What if you break the White Line rule?

Motorists who stop their vehicles beyond the white line at traffic lights may face a fine of RM2,000 or a jail term of six months. The police have warned as it conducts the nationwide “Ops Garisan Putih” to catch motorists committing the act. Therefore, all drivers must understand the white line rule and obey it.

So, the next time you approach a traffic light, pause and reflect. Let’s make a commitment to follow this rule and play our part in ensuring the safety and well-being of everyone on the road. We not only make Malaysia’s roads safer but more efficient.

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