PETALING JAYA: A Puspakom officer has alleged that corruption is rife among officers in the mobile service of the vehicle inspection monopoly.
The car that was involved in the accident.
PETALING JAYA: Puspakom has submitted all the relevant vehicle inspection reports to the police, Road Transport Department (RTD) and Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (Miros) with regards to...
PETALING JAYA: The government should consider placing the inspection of the road-worthiness of vehicles under the jurisdiction of the Road Transport Department (RTD) again.
Pertubuhan Pemandu Berasaskan Aplikasi Elektronik Malaysia (PPBAEM) welcomes the Transport Ministry’s decision to extend the enforcement deadline for new regulations by three months.
The new e-hailing regulation is in full force starting today and it requires all drivers on Grab, MyCar and other e-hailing platforms to possess a PSV licence.
KUALA LUMPUR: Between 20% to 50% of the 200,000 e-hailing drivers in the country may be driven off the roads as a new public services vehicle (PSV) regulation kicks in today.
PETALING JAYA: The school bus from which a Year Six pupil fell and died was roadworthy when it was inspected, says Puspakom.
Grab Malaysia is recommending that users plan their booking in advance in order to avoid long waiting times starting from today.
PETALING JAYA: Grab warned today that new e-hailing regulations may result in fewer active driver-partners and cause fares to go up.
PETALING JAYA: With the possibility of fewer drivers on the road because of new regulations by the government, users may experience an increase in "dynamic" fares, says ride-hailing company Grab.
PETALING JAYA: With the possibility of fewer drivers on the road because of new regulations by the government, users may experience an increase in “dynamic” fares, says ride-hailing company Grab.
THIS is my third letter to the press about the difficulties faced by e-hailing drivers due to the uninformed and unplanned decisions made by the Transport Minister.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 10): E-hailing operator Grab has told its passengers to brace for longer waiting times from July 12, as new e-hailing regulations taking effect are expected to reduce the number of ...
IPOH, July 9 — Grab Malaysia has suggested customers pre-plan their booking in order to avoid long waiting times due to fewer drivers following new regulations for the e-hailing industry which kicks...
PETALING JAYA: There are no plans yet to regulate the fares of e-hailing rides, says Anthony Loke.
KUALA LUMPUR, July 8 — Several e-hailing companies have cautioned passengers to expect to pay higher rates and longer wait times for rides starting July 12 when the Public Service Vehicle (PSV) dead...
The registration number that belonged to this lorry.
KUCHING: The liberalisation of sugar supply policy, via the issuance of sugar import licences, will also be implemented in Sabah soon.
KUCHING: The liberalisation of the sugar supply policy, via the issuance of sugar import licences, will be implemented in Sabah soon.
KUCHING (June 28): The liberalisation of sugar supply policy, via the issuance of sugar import licences, will be implemented in Sabah soon.
PETALING JAYA: A coordinated effort among various agencies and trade groups has led to a drastic reduction in the theft of motor vehicles.
PORT KLANG, June 25 — The Road Transport Department (JPJ) will begin enforcing the requirement of a certificate of completion and compliance (PPP) for all types of buses built beginning July 1.
PUTRAJAYA: Gabungan Pertubuhan Teksi, Kereta Sewa, Limosin dan Teksi Lapangan Terbang (GTSM), a federation of 200 taxi associations today issued a memorandum with 18 claims, appealing to Prime Ministe...
KOTA KINABALU: Two men were instantly killed in separate accidents in Tawau and Lahad Datu late Tuesday (June 3) afternoon.
I HAVE been following the development of e-hailing regulations (e-hailing drivers are required to go through the same permit process as taxi drivers soon) and applaud the Transport Minister’s decisi...
KAMPAR: A trailer driver was killed and his family members seriously injured when the vehicle they were in lost control and slammed into a tree at KM309 southbound of the North-South Expressway near here.
WE refer to the letter “Over nine million vehicles running with faulty brakes in Malaysia” (The Star, May 27).
Puspakom's Light Mobile unit checking the window tint of a car at the BHPetrol Kuala Lumpur - Karak service station.
THE state of road safety in Malay-sia is disastrous, yet we are not alarmed.
SHAH ALAM: Puspakom is offering free voluntary vehicle inspections in conjunction with the Aidilfitri celebration until June 2.
KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 51% of private-owned vehicles that undergo inspection do no meet the necessary standards set by the Computerised Vehicle Inspection Centre (Puspakom).
KUALA LUMPUR, May 25 — A total of 51 per cent of private-owned vehicles that undergo inspection do not meet the necessary standards set by the Computerised Vehicle Inspection Centre (Puspakom).
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Some 51% of private-owned vehicles that undergo inspections do not meet the necessary standards set by the Computerised Vehicle Inspection Centre (Puspakom).
PETALING JAYA: About one-third of private vehicles have brake problems and sideslip problems, national vehicle inspection company Puspakom said today.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Driving Industry Standards and Modernisation Council (Mapim) urges the government to reconsider the decision to appoint an e-hailing company to handle the Public Service Ve...
GEORGE TOWN: An e-hailing application for taxi services has been launched in Penang, with 500 taxi drivers registered under the app so far.
GEORGE TOWN, May 22 — Taxi drivers in Penang have come up with a smartphone application to fight off stiff competition from e-hailing firm Grab.
PETALING JAYA: The transport ministry has told e-hailing drivers to be serious about obtaining their public service vehicle (PSV) licence, saying it has no plan to extend the July 12 deadline.
Cheng (right) and his employee installing a tint film on a car.
PETALING JAYA: With the latest window tinting rules in place, car services shops are already seeing booming business.
PUTRAJAYA: Transport Minister Loke Siew Fook today defended his ministry’s decision to allow darker tint on car windows, saying it is in line with international regulations.
The requirement for e-hailing drivers to change their vehicle’s category from an individual private vehicle to the mooted e-hailing private vehicle category (AH) has been reversed.
Grab Malaysia will offer cash reimbursements to e-hailing drivers who have to go through the process of getting the Public Service Vehicle (PSV) Licence.
I READ with dismay the recent announcement by Transport Minister Anthony Loke on the regulations to be imposed on e-hailing drivers that would be enforced from July 12.
KLUANG (Bernama): An accident at Kilometre 9, Jalan Kluang, near the Tech Wah Hong area here took the lives of a three-year-old girl and her father Saturday (April 20) afternoon.
IPOH: E-hailing drivers in Perak have urged the government to standardise the cost of the public service vehicle (PSV) licence and the insurance payment scheme due to different rates set by regions an...
Despite all ride-hailing drivers needing a public service vehicle (PSV) licence by July 12 in order to continue business, it seems response to obtaining the necessary requirements is still soft, at le...
PUTRAJAYA: The Transport Ministry has dismissed as “fake news” a news article claiming a reintroduction of a policy to do away with old vehicles on the road, saying no clarification was obtained for the report.
PETALING JAYA: As the deadline for the special eHailing licence nears, two associations have claimed that stringent checks on their drivers were already being carried out.
The government says there are no plans to implement a Vehicle End of Life (ELV) policy to eliminate old vehicles from the road, The Star reports.
PUTRAJAYA: The government will not implement an End of Life Vehicle (ELV) policy to get rid of old vehicles on the road.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — Transport Minister Anthony Loke rejected as “fake news” a press report purporting that the government was considering an end-of-life vehicle (ELV) policy.
PUTRAJAYA: The Pakatan Harapan government has no plans to reintroduce a policy to eliminate old vehicles from the road, says Transport Minister Anthony Loke.
KUALA LUMPUR: Only 35 of the 200,000-odd eHailing vehicles in the country have undergone Puspakom inspection as of April 10 this year.
KUALA LUMPUR: Only 35 of the estimated 200,000 e-hailing vehicles in the country have undergone Puspakom inspection as of April 10.
PETALING JAYA: Only 35 out of the 200,000 e-hailing vehicles in operation have been brought to Puspakom for their vehicles to be inspected said Chief Executive Officer Mohammed Shukor Ismail.
SEPANG: The factory bus involved in the accident near the MASkargo complex here last Sunday, which killed 12 people, was in good condition.
SEPANG: The factory bus involved in the accident near the MASkargo Complex in Sepang last Sunday which killed 12 people, was in good condition.
SEPANG: Police say the factory bus involved in an accident which saw 12 people killed near the MASkargo complex in Sepang last week was in good condition.
PETALING JAYA: Transport Minister Loke Siew Fook today urged drivers to register for the Public Service Vehicle (PSV) licence as soon as possible, warning that there will be no delay in implementation...
MELAKA, April 11 ― Malaysian computerised vehicle inspection company Puspakom is not a monopoly, argued parent company DRB Hicom Managing Director Datuk Seri Syed Faisal Albar.
KUALA LUMPUR: The bodies of 11 foreign victims of the factory bus accident near the MASKargo area in Sepang have not been claimed by their next of kin, said KLIA district police chief Asst Comm Zulkifli Adamshah.
Ride-hailing service providers are reiterating the point that major service issues could arise when new regulations are enforced come mid-July.
The government has imposed a July 12 deadline for all...
SHAH ALAM: The bus in the crash that killed 12 people in Sepang will be sent to Puspakom for a full check up.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 6 — Drivers with Riding Pink are already abandoning the e-hailing service ahead of the July 12 deadline for them to get public service vehicle (PSV) licences, the firm asserted.
In an effort to spur competition and reduce the cost of living, the government is looking to break up any form of monopoly or cartels in Malaysia.
KUALA LUMPUR: JF Apex Research expects Genting Bhd, Willowglen MSC Bhd, MMC Corp Bhd and AWC Bhd to be among the stocks to watch on Thursday following their latest corporate news.
KUALA LUMPUR: Puspakom, Padiberas Nasional Bhd (Bernas), Pharmaniaga Bhd and MyEG Services Bhd have been identified as monopolies and are currently being reviewed by the government, according to Domes...
KUALA LUMPUR: Padiberas Nasional Bhd (Bernas), Puspakom, Pharmaniaga Bhd and MyEG Services Bhd have been identified as monopolies and are currently being reviewed by the government, according to Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail.
Flash: Bernas, Puspakom, Pharmaniaga, MyEG being scrutinised by cabinet committee on monopolies — Saifuddin Nasution
The Road Transport Department (JPJ) has announced that current and future taxi and ride-hailing drivers (i.e.
KUALA LUMPUR: The computerised vehicle inspection centre (Puspakom) is extending its operating hours for e-hailing vehicles at selected branches nationwide beginning Monday.
PETALING JAYA: E-hailing drivers can apply for the Public Service Vehicle (PSV) licence from April 1, says the Road Transport Depart-ment (JPJ).
KUALA LUMPUR (March 27): Drivers or potential drivers of e-hailing service who meet the conditions of Public Service Vehicle (PSV) licence can register with driving institutes or e-Hailing Operator (e...
The Malaysian Land Transport Department (JPJ) has just announced that drivers or those intending to drive for ride-sharing providers are required to register for a Vocational License (PSV) beginning 1...
PETALING JAYA: E-hailing drivers applying for the Public Service Vehicle (PSV) licence will need to undergo six hours of training after registering for the licence come April 1, says the Road Transpor...
KUALA LUMPUR, March 27 — Current and future drivers under any e-hailing service are now also required to undergo a six-hour training at any Road Transport Department (RTD) accredited driving centres...
PETALING JAYA: E-hailing drivers can apply for Public Service Vehicle (PSV) licences starting April 1 this year, says the Road Transport Department (JPJ).
LETTER | A taxi driver from Sungei Petani, Kedah shared there was a meeting between the Road Transport Department (JPJ), Land Public Transport Agency (Apad) and e-hailing operators on Wednesday.
Following Grab Malaysia’s statement on the preparedness of agencies to regulate the e-hailing industry, Puspakom has now provided its assurance that it’s prepared to inspect e-hailing vehicles nat...
PETALING JAYA: Puspakom assures the e-hailing industry that it is prepared to inspect e-hailing vehicles nationwide.
PETALING JAYA: Puspakom assures the e-hailing industry that it is prepared to inspect e-hailing vehicles nationwide.
KUALA LUMPUR: Transport Minister Anthony Loke has appealed to bus operators to be patient while the Land Public Transport Agency (APAD) ironed out the kinks in the process of renewing permits.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Peninsular Malaysia Association of Excursion Bus Operators have urged the government to find a solution to the impasse that has resulted in them not being able to renew their permits...
JOHOR BARU: A Nepalese worker was killed after being run over by a prime mover truck that was making a U-turn at Jalan Utama Dermaga in Tanjung Pelepas Port (PTP) here earlier today.
A 65-year-old woman was among three people who were burnt to death when the BMW they were travelling in skidded and caught fire in an accident at Km6.9 of the SILK Expressway heading towards Sungai Lo...
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 6): A 65-year-old woman was among three people who were burnt to death when the BMW they were travelling in skidded and caught fire in an accident at KM6.9 of the SILK Expressway hea...
KUALA LUMPUR: A 65-year-old woman was among three people who were burnt to death when the BMW they were travelling in skidded and caught fire in an accident at Km6.9 of the SILK Expressway heading tow...
KUALA LUMPUR: A 65-year-old woman was among three people who were burnt to death when the BMW they were travelling in skidded and caught fire in an accident at KM6.9 of the SILK Expressway heading tow...
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 6 — A 65-year-old woman was among three people who were burnt to death when the BMW they were travelling in skidded and caught fire in an accident at KM6.9 of the SILK Expressway h...
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 8 — Companies offering e-hailing services must get their act together and ensure they are licensed to operate by July 12 this year.
GEORGE TOWN: The Road Transport Department (RTD) today said Grab drivers and other e-hailing drivers are not supposed to solicit for rides or wait for passengers at any airports under existing laws.