By Chong Jinn Xiung

TRAFFIC jams are a daily hassle that Malaysians, especially those living in Kuala Lumpur, have to deal with come rain or shine.

It comes as no surprise that Malaysia leads its Southeast Asian neighbours in terms of car ownership. At 93%, Malaysia ranks the third in the world.

The number of cars on roads and the people who spend hours in them daily prompted a carpool campaign in the mid-1990s in a bid to reduce the number of vehicles.

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