Use These Websites To Check For Live Traffic Updates Before You Balik Kampung This Week

Check these out before embarking on your balik kampung trips this weekend!

Cover image via Motor Trader

Heavy traffic is expected along many major highways as people are travelling back to their respective hometown during this Hari Raya holidays

City dwellers in the capital city have already started making their way back to their kampung since yesterday, as traffic at major highways was reportedly slow-moving, especially during rush-hour last night.

It was reported that traffic at the East Coast Expressway 2 (LPT 2) will see a four-fold increase from the norm, as up to 600,000 vehicles are expected to use the highway during this festive season.

Surely nobody likes to be stuck in a traffic congestion, but did you know that there's a way to go around it?

The following websites allow the public to view live camera feed so that they can find better travel routes and avoid disruptions:

Image via Plus Trafik

For those of you who will be using the PLUS highways, you may refer to the PLUS website to check for live traffic updates. Just select the highway that you are going to use and click on any of the CCTV icons along the route to view the live camera feed.

The public may also call Plus toll-free number at 1800-88-0000 or check on Twitter at @plustrafik for the latest traffic updates.

2. Jalanow

Image via Jalanow

This is an all-in-one website that shows you the traffic condition of all major roads in Kuala Lumpur and major highways in Malaysia. You may also check the traffic situation at the Penang Bridge and Second Penang Bridge.

It even shows you the traffic condition of the roads in and out of the Malaysia-Singapore checkpoints.

Image via Checkpoint

This website should be very useful for those of you who are travelling to or from Singapore.

You can even download the app from the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store.

Image via ITIS

The ITIS was chosen as part of the Kuala Lumpur City Hall's (DBKL) plans to improve Klang Valley’s transport infrastructure system. The ITIS website allows users to view CCTV footages from the cameras which have been installed throughout different parts of the city.

Share this with your family and friends so that they can avoid traffic jams this festive season.

Drive safely, everyone!

Be aware of these traffic rules if you don't want to get a summon:

If you're travelling on the road during this festive season, try not to contribute to road congestion: