JPJ website crashes as motorists scramble to pay 80% off traffic summons

The Road Transport Directorate (JPJ) is facing an interruption in its services, due to a “traffic jam” on its website.

In a statement posted to his Facebook page around 1:30 p.m., he said the JPJ Malaysia mySIKAP system was experiencing accessibility issues due to high traffic on its website.

JPJ said recovery efforts were underway, apologizing for the inconvenience.

The high traffic was probably caused by motorists trying to get a discount on their summons or summons, following the announcement from the Ministry of Transport.

The ministry said there would be up to 80% off the outstanding summons of the JPJ and the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) from December 9 to 12, in conjunction with the celebration of 100 days of Aspirasi. Keluarga Malaysia (Malaysian Family Aspiration).

Due to the pandemic, users have been encouraged to pay for their summons through JPJ’s MySikap portal and PDRM’s MyBayar Saman portal.

However, a check of the JPJ portal and the government online services site MyEG showed the sites were down at 3 p.m. The PDRM site appeared to be live.

Without online services, motorists could still attempt to pay in person at various locations such as the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center (KLCC) counter, district and state police headquarters, JPJ kiosks, and processing centers. urban (UTC).

JPJ’s services faced a similar crash in March, which affected its mySIKAP system and related services at post offices, MyEG and other partners.

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