In a few weeks, traffic police in the Corporate Area will be equipped with 100 smart android devices and portable printers to facilitate the electronic issuance of traffic tickets.
The devices will also give officers the ability to reference driver and vehicle information, including ticket history, outstanding tickets and warrants.
Speaking at the official launch of the handheld ticketing pilot programme in Kingston on August 11, 2020, Minister of National Security, Hon. Dr. Horace Chang, said the handheld ticketing solution will significantly impact and improve public order and public safety.
The rollout of the devices form part of the Government’s efforts to modernise the Traffic Ticket Management System (TTMS), to combat indiscipline on the nation’s roads and improve enforcement of the law.
The software was developed by eGov Jamaica through consultation with the Ministry of National Security and the Jamaica Constabulary Force’s Technology Branch and Public Safety Branch.
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