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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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Fatal 11-Vehicle Collision In Bali Caused By Suspected Brake Failure

A bus, carrying 45 passengers from Java, caused an 11-vehicle pile-up on the Denpasar-Singaraja highway, in Tabanan on Saturday 18th June. The collision caused multiple serious injuries to dozens of drivers and passengers, including five international tourists. The incident also killed a 30-year-old Balinese mother of three.  The accident happened on Kuningan Day, the final …

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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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Bali Toll Road Trials New App Which Could Eliminate Toll Booths

The Bali Mandara Toll Road is trialing a new system for contactless, non-stop travel. At present drivers must stop at the toll gate and tap their pre-paid travel card. The trial requires drivers to download a specialist app called Cantas onto their phones. They will enter their payment details and give permission for the app …

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Airplane Veers Off Runway At Bali Airport

A Wings Air flight veered off the runway at Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport and into a sewer. The aircraft, traveling from Bali’s neighboring island Lombok to Denpasar landed at Ngurah Rai Airport on Tuesday 31st June at 2.45 pm.  There were no injuries and all passengers and crew were evacuated safely. They were all shaken …

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Bali Transport Sector Shares Mixed Feelings About Bounce Back From Covid

Despite the reopening of Bali’s borders back in February and the resumption of the visa on arrival program, the influx of tourist numbers hasn’t equated to an increased demand for internal transportation. Transfer companies and independent taxi drivers across Bali have yet to benefit from the bounce back from Covid-19 according to the chairman of …

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Bali Expects To Begin Electric Train Construction By 2023

Bali officials have recently stated that construction for utilizing electric trains in Bali is expected to begin by 2023. The Head of Bali Transportation Agency, I Gede Wayan Samsi Gunarta confirmed that infrastructure development to utilize the electric train as a new transportation mode in Bali is expected to begin by 2023. “After successfully operating …

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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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Indonesian Automotive Company Plans To Test Flying Taxis In Bali

One of the Indonesian automotive companies has planned to test their flying taxis in the Bali sky. The President Director of Prestige Image Motorcars, Rudy Salim confirmed that his company will be scheduled to test their latest innovative product in Bali. After officially introducing their flying taxi called EHang 216 in the Indonesia International Motor …

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Hundreds Of Australians Scheduled To Leave Bali On A Specially Chartered Flight

Hundreds of Australians who have been staying in Bali during the Covid-19 pandemic will soon leave the island on a chartered flight.     The Stakeholder Relations Manager of Angkasa Pura Ltd for Bali Airport, Taufan Yudhistira confirmed that hundreds of Australian citizen who have been stranded in Bali are scheduled to be transported back to Australian …

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Denpasar Mayor Claims 20% Of Residents Mobility Reduced During The Emergency Partial Lockdown

Officials from the Denpasar city government have claimed that the mobility of Denpasar residents has been significantly reduced during the implementation of the emergency partial lockdown. The Denpasar Mayor, IGN Jaya Negara confirmed that the mobility of Denpasar residents has been reduced by 20% since the emergency partial lockdown was implemented in Bali. “People’s mobility …

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A Ferry Sinks On Bali Strait, Causing 7 Deaths And Dozens Are Still Missing

A Ferry called KMP Yunicee that had been transporting both passengers and vehicles between Bali and Java sank on the Bali Strait on Tuesday evening (29/6) around 7:30pm.  The Head of Bali Search and Rescue (SAR) Team, Gede Darmada confirmed that among all the 57 people on board that consisted of 13 crew members, 3 …

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