They’re watching us: Bali Police to launch digital traffic law enforcement on Thursday

Gone are the times the place one can get away with site visitors violations when there aren’t any cops in sight – not less than in Badung and Denpasar, for now. 

Bali Police have introduced that it’s launching a brand new digital site visitors legislation enforcement system tomorrow.

Reward be to expertise, all tickets and fines for site visitors violations might be issued through the E-TLE (Digital Visitors Legislation Enforcement) system. Nationally, the Indonesian police introduced the digital-only coverage on Oct. 24.

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Bali Police spokesman Stefanus Satake Bayu Setianto stated earlier this week that eight E-TLE cameras have been put in in Denpasar and Badung, noting the next spots:

  • Jalan Bypass Ngurah Rai-Jalan Pulau Serangan
  • Simpang Jalan Bypass Ngurah Rai-Jalan Kampus Unud. 
  • Base Ops Lanud Ngurah Rai
  • Jalan Bypass Ngurah Rai (earlier than the favored reward store Krisna)
  • Kawasan Airport Ngurah Rai-Jalan Raya Tuban
  •  Kuta (SIMP Tuban)
  • Jalan Bypass Ngurah Rai, Benoa, Kuta Selatan (west of the Pertamina 54.803.27 fuel station)
  • Jalan Bypass Ngurah Rai, Benoa, Kutsel (east of the Pertamina 54.803.27 fuel station).
Picture: Bali Police.

Earlier than these places, the brand new system was already launched on Jalan Teuku Umar-Jalan Imam Bonjol Simpang Buagan for 2 months, Stefanus added.

Along with these static cameras, patrolling cops can even snap photos of site visitors violators utilizing their smartphones. Violators will obtain a digital notification for his or her warning or high-quality.

Stefanus stated that site visitors tickets might be despatched to the addresses of the violators.

“Most violations embrace failing to put on a seatbelt, texting whereas driving, and smoking cigarettes whereas driving,” he stated.

Individually, Badung Police Chief Leo Dedy Defrestes confirmed at this time that his officers will start patrolling with their smartphones in areas not lined by E-TLE cameras.

Leo stated that site visitors violators is not going to be topic to fines throughout an unspecified grace interval because the E-TLE system is launched to folks on the island. The exception could be on n Jalan Teuku Umar-Jalan Imam Bonjol Simpang Buagan (because the rule already launched two months in the past).

“We are going to warn motorists who violate [law]. So not all of them might be fined,” Leo stated.

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