The Automated Enforcement System (AES) has emerged as another issue which the Pakatan-led states, namely Penang, Selangor, Kedah and Kelantan, have come to a common policy agreement not to implement for the time being. The controversy is centred on a traffic summons service that is privatised to two companies, ATES Sdn Bhd and Beta Tegap, under a Public-Private Partnership with the Road Transport Department ( JPJ).
Under the agreement, cameras, which are able to automatically capture images of cars either speeding or running the red light, will be installed in all states of the country over the next 18 months.
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