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Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Traffic authorities to impose electronic sticker on vehicles

You’re going to need to slap a new, electronic sticker on your car: Traffic authorities will require vehicle owners to put an EGP 50 electronic sticker (presumably an RFID thing) on their cars when they renew vehicle licenses or license a new car, an unnamed source tells Al Mal. The sticker encodes each vehicle’s data and is meant to help monitor traffic violations and reduce car theft. Cabinet had previously introduced amendments to the Traffic Act that would set new rules for licensing and hike fines for traffic infractions, as well as require the installation of a GPS tracker as a condition for licensing four-wheel drive vehicles.

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