VEP To Begin Trial Run Tomorrow

JOHOR BAHARU, May 31 (Bernama) -- The trial run for the implementation of the Vehicle Entry Permit System (VEP) for foreign vehicles entering Malaysia via the causeway from Singapore will start at 12 midnight today and end on July 15.

State Public Works, Rural and Regional Development Committee chairman Datuk Hasni Mohammad said a RM20 VEP charge would only be imposed from July 16.

"Meanwhile, the registration of vehicles for VEP will be until the end of the year," he told Bernama when contacted here, today adding that 120,000 Singapore vehicles had registered under the VEP system.

Source-- BERNAMA