Saturday, 24 December 2016
KUALA LUMPUR: Highway authorities began recording spikes in traffic beginning yesterday afternoon, with some Malaysians taking a half-day off to return home for the weekend.
At 4pm, a PLUS spokesman said traffic was slow-moving due to accidents from Bandar Casia to Bukit Tambun, Slim River to Sungkai, Bidor to Sungkai and Bertam to Sungai Dua.
The Malaysian Highway Authority (LLM) reported that traffic was also moving slowly from the central region to Johor, with a major accident involving two trailers blocking the left lane of the highway from Simpang Renggam to Sedenak.
PLUS is expecting 1.6 million vehicles to be on the road come Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve.
It advised motorists to abide by its Travel Time Advisory (TTA) to avoid major congestions.
Traffic volume was expected to increase by at least 14% from 1.4 million to 1.6 million vehicles during this festive season.
The public can obtain the latest traffic information and update via toll-free Plusline 1800-88-0000 and Twitter page at www.twitter.com/plustrafik or the LLM line 1800-88-7752 and the Twitter page at www.twitter.com/llminfotrafik.
Source by: Internet