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Jakarta Police issue more than 5.4m traffic tickets in five years. Here are the highlights

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Jakarta   /   Thu, July 18, 2019   /  08:29 am
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A police officer monitors the traffic flow through CCTV networks in Traffic Management Center at the Jakarta Police on July 1.(JP/Dhoni Setiawan)

Motorists and motorcyclists in the capital and its surrounding areas are not exactly known for obeying traffic rules. Police data shows that between January and June this year alone, 550,896 people were ticketed for traffic violations in Greater Jakarta, which includes Tangerang, South Tangerang, Depok and Bekasi. Meanwhile, more than 5.4 million people were ticketed in 2014-2018. The Jakarta Post has selected some statistical highlights: Motorcyclists are the biggest violators Undisciplined motorcyclists can be found on most streets in Greater Jakarta. One of the most common violations is running red lights, which is more frequent when motorcyclists are sure no policemen are around. !function(){"use strict";window.addEventListener("message",function(a){if(void 0!==a.data["datawrapper-height"])for(var e in a.data["datawrapper-height"]){var t=document.getElementById("datawr...