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Greater Jakarta: Jakarta needs road safety plan

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sat, March 16 2019   /  01:24 am

Jakarta needs to draft a gubernatorial regulation on road safety soon, as the city does not have a “systematic and comprehensive plan to reduce road accidents”, the Jakarta Transportation Council (DTKJ) has said.Included in the regulation would be road infrastructure, motorist behavior and management during road accidents, said DTKJ safety and feasibility commission head Najid. “Jakarta does not have a systematic and comprehensive plan to reduce road accidents,” Najid said in a written statement on Friday.He said that Government Regulation No. 37/2017 on road safety required regional administrations to draft a Regional Road Safety General Plan (RUDK).DTKJ member M. Zainal Abidin said he expected each relevant city working unit (SKPD) to already have a program and performance indicator on safety, “but they haven’t been coordinated and managed together so they don’t have any...