These are the fines and dangers of taking shelter under a JPO or Flyover

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During the rainy season, motorcyclists usually take advantage of the JPO (Jembatan Penyeberangan Orang), underpasses, or flyovers for shelter. Unfortunately, this turned out to be a violation of traffic laws and regulations.Stopping on the shoulder of the road like that is not only a danger to yourself but also other motorists. The movement and speed of the vehicle will also be hampered.The prohibition on stopping carelessly is stated in Law No. 22 of 2009 concerning Road Traffic and Transportation (LLAJ). Precisely in article 106 paragraph 4 which reads that everyone who drives a motorized vehicle on the road must comply with the following provisions:
Command Signs or Prohibition Signs
Road markings
Traffic Signaling Tool
Traffic Movement
Stop and Park
As for the criminal provisions related to road marking violations, it is stated in Article 287 paragraph 3. It reads, every person who drives a motorized vehicle on a road that violates the rules of traffic movement, shall be punished with imprisonment for a maximum of 1 (one) month or a fine of a maximum of Rp. 250,000.

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Motorcycle safety tips

Motorcyclists must be mindful of their surroundings and the other cars around them. The flow of traffic can change at any moment. Even small distractions can lead to serious injuries. It is important to drive safely because it can save your life.
1.     Preparing the vehicle
Before you use a motorcycle, you should prepare your vehicle starting from checking all vehicle components, such as tires, lights, and others.
2.     Using safety equipment
In riding a motorcycle, it is important that you use safety equipment such as jackets, helmets, trousers, masks, gloves, shoes and so on. The use of such equipment will help you be protected during the trip.
3.     Good driving attitude
In riding a motorcycle, you should have a good driving attitude where you sit on the motorcycle in a straight upright position but remain relaxed, make sure you look ahead, do not lift your legs to other places for any reason, do not ride more than one person and goods heavy baggage.
4.     Keep your distance when driving
When you ride a motorcycle, make sure you use a certain speed in every condition. You have to adjust the speed according to the conditions. And keep in mind don't forget to keep your distance while driving. Keeping your distance will help you from accidents or collisions due to sudden braking.
To minimize this, as a smart driver, you should observe your driving speed and adjust it to the distance in front of you. The higher the speed you use, the longer the distance that needs to be prepared.
5.     Stay focused and alert
When driving, you should stay focused and alert while driving. Many motorists feel confident about their driving abilities, they sometimes feel that accidents are impossible. However, it should be noted that such an attitude will create carelessness and carelessness. Keep in mind that no matter how good you drive, you still need to be focused and alert.
6.     Obey traffic rules and signs
The most important thing in driving is to obey all traffic rules and signs along the way. Use the turn signal when you are about to turn. Make sure you obey all traffic rules and signs.