Three foreign registered vehicles with no pass sticker detected

Azlan Othman

The Land Transport Department (JPD) at the Ministry of Transport and Infocommunications (MTIC) and Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF), Ministry of Health (MoH), Immigration and National Registration Department (INRD), Royal Customs and Excise Department (RCED) and Department of Agriculture and Agrifood and Fisheries Department at the Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism (MPRT) on Tuesday conducted a joint operation Ops Merakat to monitor and enforce the foreign registered vehicle pass sticker.

The operation targetted several areas in Brunei-Muara District – Gadong, Menglait, Beribi
and Kiulap.

Three foreign registered vehicles were found without pass stickers. One was issued a fine by Health Enforcement Unit of MoH and the other vehicles are under further investigation. A BND150 fine and a warning was issued for the vehicle not displaying vehicle pass sticker.

As of October 20, 3,295 applications for the stickers were received by JPD and 2,278 were granted permission while 1,290 were affixed to foreign registered vehicles.

The vehicle pass sticker identifies foreign registered vehicles that have received RCED permission to be used in the country and foreign commercial vehicles entering the country for logistical purposes.

Overseas registered vehicles entering the country for transit purposes are not required to have vehicle pass sticker.

Enforcement officers with a foreign registered vehicle. PHOTO: AZLAN OTHMAN