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Bali Police Target Drivers Wearing Flip Flops Over Safety Concerns

Traffic police in Bali have launched a two-week-long operation to improve awareness of road safety. The operation, launched by Tabanan Regency Police, will run from the 13th of June to the 26th of June and focuses specifically on moped drivers. Over the course of the first 9-days of the campaign, Tabanan Police ticketed 144 people …

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Bali Bans Smoking While Driving To Help Improve Road Safety

Bali is working to improve road safety across the island, as well as improve transportation infrastructure. From building a new toll road to installing electric car charging points ahead of the G20 summit, from awareness campaigns around the dangers of drunk driving to the police’s latest announcement of a ban on smoking while driving.  A …

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Hundreds Of Truck Drivers Conduct Rally Against Traffic Regulations Near Bali Port

Hundreds of truck drivers gathered near Gilimanuk Port on Tuesday (22/2) to rally against the current traffic regulations. A rally was conducted by hundreds of logistic drivers near the Cargo Terminal of Gilimanuk Port, Jembrana on Tuesday morning at 10:00 am, causing road closures and traffic in both Denpasar and Gilimanuk as majority of the …

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Thousands Of Cars Stuck At Bali Port Due To Rally Against Current Traffic Regulations

Thousands of vehicles have been stuck at Gilimanuk Port due to a rally against the current traffic regulations. “People were stuck. They couldn’t get in or out of the island due to the closure,” Sastrawan said on Monday. The rally was initiated by truck drivers, as many of them were unhappy with the traffic policy …

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New Bali Traffic Policy Includes Imprisonment For Parking Cars On Side Roads

Authorities from the Badung police department have stated that people might face imprisonment for illegally parking their cars on the side of public roads. The Head of the Badung Traffic Police Office, AKP Aan Saputra, confirmed that authorities would be more decisive in handling traffic violations in 2022. This is part of their effort to …

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Alleged Drunk Expat Drives Against Bali Traffic Causing Chaos

An alleged drunk expat was caught driving against the flow of traffic in Denpasar, which caused chaos in traffic on Sunday morning (24/10). A video of an expat who allegedly drove his car under the influence on Jalan Thamrin-Hassanudin, Denpasar went viral on social media and received negative reactions from the Bali community. The incident …

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Government To Implement Number Policy For Bali’s Traffic System

    The Bali provincial government has planned to implement an even and odd number policy for Bali’s traffic system.  The Head of the Bali Police Department, Irjen Putu Jaya Danu Putra confirmed that the new traffic regulation will potentially start to be implemented by the 25th of September 2021. “We’re still waiting for the Bali Governor’s …

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A Truck Driver Has Been Arrested After Running Over A Bali Police Officer

A truck driver named Ivan Hauser Tahun from So’e, East Nusa Tenggara has been arrested after running over a traffic police officer in Bali. The Head of the Denpasar Police Department, Kombes Pol Jansen Avitus Panjaitan confirmed that the suspect has been arrested for running over a police officer named Aiptu Ketut Suardana while he …

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Bali Police Have Instructed All Motorbike Shops To Stop Producing Loud Exhaust Systems

The Badung Police Department has instructed all the local motorbike shops in the Badung area to stop producing loud, customized exhaust systems for their customers. The Head of the Badung Traffic Police, AKP Aan Saputra confirmed that he began to inspect and instructed all the motorbike shops in the Badung region to stop selling and …

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Bali Police Install Devices At Lights To Catch Traffic Violators

Bali Police Department has begun installing electronic devices as part of the preparation stage of the Electronic Traffic Law Enforcement (ETLE) in Denpasar. This new system will automatically capture traffic violations such as speeding, expired registration, riding two-wheelers without a helmet, driving without a seatbelt on, red lights, distracted driving, and more. The Director of …

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Bali Police Seize Motorbikes With Loud Exhaust

The Badung Police Department has seized several customized motorbikes with loud exhaust during their operation last weekend. The Head of Badung Traffic, Officer AKP Aan Saputra said that six motorbikes were seized during the operation on Saturday evening (10/4). “We gave them tickets for violating the traffic rules by customizing their exhaust pipe that made …

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New Ferry Route Helping Bali Traffic Flow From Gilimanuk To Denpasar

The new ferry route from Ketapang Port in Java to Lombok in now open which has helped reduce traffic congestion from Gilimanuk to Denpasar. The opening of the new route has reduced the traffic on the national Gilimanuk – Denpasar road. According to the information from The Head of Traffic and Road Transportation XI, Anak …

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