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To prevent accidents on the Yamuna Expressway, UPEDA has set a maximum speed limit for four-wheeler vehicles.
- Yamuna Authority set a speed limit, will curb violations
- Several steps are being taken to prevent the accident on Yamuna Expressway
With the increasing frost, fog havoc increases, so accidents on the Yamuna Expressway also increase. In view of the increasing accident, the Yamuna Authority will reduce the speed of the expressway from 15 December to 15 February. The speed of cars will be 80 and that of heavy vehicles will be 60 kmph. In fact, on Monday, more than 50 vehicles collided on the Yamuna Expressway due to dense fog. In which 2 died while more than 10 people were injured. According to the information received from the authority, every year there are about 250 to 300 accidents in the cold.
Accident will stop by reducing the speed of the vehicle
CEO of Yamuna Authority, Dr. Arunvir Singh said that due to fog in winter, several steps are being taken to prevent the accident on Yamuna Expressway. The first among them is to reduce the speed limit of vehicles. At present, the speed limit is 100 kilometers for light vehicles and 80 kilometers per hour for heavy vehicles, which has been decided to be reduced to 80 and 60 respectively. It will come into effect from 15 December. Police and JP company have also been informed about this.
Invoice will be deducted if speed limit is violated
Arunvir Singh says that the challans of vehicles will be deducted for violating the speed limit. He informed that by distributing pamphlets at both entry points (Agra and Pari Chowk), information will be given to keep the speed limit low. Tea will be arranged by the toll management to overcome the lethargy of drivers at the toll plaza.