BUKIT MERTAJAM: The leave for all 239 traffic policemen in the state has been frozen as they will be deployed to monitor the 34 "killer stretches" identified in the state throughout the 15-day Ops Sikap XVII.
State police chief Datuk Ayub Yaakob said there would be an increased presence of traffic policemen at the hotspots for this Hari Raya.
"They will be stationed or patrolling the hotspots so that they can react quickly in controlling the traffic flow in cases where accidents occur or where there is a higher volume of vehicles during the festive period."
Twelve of the accident-prone stretches in the state were on federal roads, 17 on state roads and five on municipal roads.
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