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New traffic cameras to capture speeding, use of smartphones while driving

  • Sausan Atika

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Thu, March 14 2019   /  01:41 am

The Jakarta Police are set to more effectively crack down on traffic violations when new, advanced CCTV cameras are installed in the capital as part of an improved electronic traffic law enforcement (ETLE) system.Jakarta Police traffic unit chief Sr. Comr. Yusuf has said that the new cameras will capture speeding drivers, drivers who do not use seat belts and those who use their smartphones while driving. The current CCTV cameras only capture motorists who violate the odd-even traffic policy, drive through a red light, ignore traffic signs or go against the flow of traffic.“The types of violations would not only be limited to drivers who ignore traffic lights and road signs,” Yusuf said on Wednesday.The police plan to install 10 of the advanced cameras next month along Jl. MH Thamrin and Jl. Sudirman in Central Jakarta, the same thoroughfares where four CCTV cameras connected to ETLE...