CLOSE
CLOSE AD

How to Avoid Traffic on the Highway This Long Weekend?

  • 30 Jul 2020
How-to-Avoid-Traffic-on-the-Highway-This-Long-Weekend

July 31st, 2020 marks the first day of Hari Raya Haji and it's a public holiday falling on Friday. The long weekend can only mean one thing. It's time to 'balik kampung' (return to hometown)!

As excited as Malaysians are to travel across states for Aidiladha celebrations, there's a drawback to traveling during public holidays. The highways will be packed with cars. 

The Royal Malaysia Police is estimating over 2 MILLION cars on the highway from 29th July to 2nd August. A total of 1450 police officers have been stationed to some of the hotspots to avoid traffic congestion.

But don't be disheartened with the news. To make the journey back to your hometown faster and more pleasant, PLUS Expressway has issued a Travel Time Advisory.

Here's when you can begin your road trip if you want to avoid long hours of traffic on the highway:

While this is great news, please be sure to wear your face masks and maintain social distancing at the Rest and Service areas (R&R). Practice safe driving and keep sanitizers with you at all times.

Have a safe journey and a wonderful Aidiladha celebration!

Source: Bernama & PLUS
Photo Credit: Free Malaysia Today



Suggested Articles

Youth-Stabs-Father-Who-Reprimanded-Him-Over-PUBG-Obsession News
ARTICLE
  • 20 Oct 2020

Youth Stabs Father Who Reprimanded Him Over PUBG Obsession

A youth in Andhra Pradesh stabbed his father after the man reprimanded him for playing PlayerUnknown's Battleground (PUBG) for too long, before stabbing himself.

From-Doctor-to-Patient-A-COVID-19-Survivor-Recalls-Her-Ordeal News
ARTICLE
  • 20 Oct 2020

From Doctor to Patient: A COVID-19 Survivor Recalls Her Ordeal

A young doctor, who battled COVID-19 on the frontline and ended up contracting the disease herself, recalls her ordeal. 

Coronavirus-Can-Survive-Up-to-Nine-Hours-on-Human-Skin-Study-Finds News
ARTICLE
  • 19 Oct 2020

Coronavirus Can Survive Up to Nine Hours on Human Skin, Study Finds

The novel coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, can survive up to nine hours on human skin, a Japanese study has found, stressing the importance of frequent hand washing to keep the virus at bay,

Odour-Pollution-At-Sg-Selangor-Causes-Dry-Taps-in-the-Klang-Valley-Again News
ARTICLE
  • 19 Oct 2020

Odour Pollution At Sg Selangor Causes Dry Taps in the Klang Valley, Again

Yet another odour pollution in Sungai Selangor has forced four water treatment plants to shut down, causing unscheduled water supply disruption to more than 1.19 million households.

Food-Going-To-Waste-Call-the-Food-Rangers News
ARTICLE
  • 16 Oct 2020

Food Going To Waste? Call the Food Rangers!

What do you do when you don't want excess food from your function to go to waste? Call the Food Rangers of course!

Trump-Obsessed-Indian-Farmer-Dies-After-Learning-of-The-US-President-s-COVID-19-Diagnosis News
ARTICLE
  • 16 Oct 2020

Trump-Obsessed Indian Farmer Dies After Learning of The US President's COVID-19 Diagnosis

An Indian farmer who worshipped Donald Trump has died of a cardiac arrest after becoming deeply upset over the US President's COVID-19 infection.