All Speed Breakers will be removed from National Highways

All Speed Breakers will be removed from National Highways

National Highway Authority of India (NHAI), which comes under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has declared that every speed breaker will be removed from the highways in India.

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After the introduction of FASTags, this is another big step to ensure hassle-free travel for drivers, and more importantly, avoiding unnecessary deaths due to these killer speed breakers.

The Ministry said, “With the effective implementation of FASTag on toll plazas and conversion of cash toll lanes to FASTag lanes, the speed breakers/rumble strips constructed at toll plazas are being removed with immediate effect for smooth vehicular movement,”

As per the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, removal of speed breakers will ensure obstacle-free travel for ambulances, elderly and unwell people, who are commuting on national highways.

“A special drive has been initiated for removal of all sorts of speed breakers on National Highways. The step comes in a bid to ensure smooth and hassle-free traffic movement, especially at toll plazas. With the effective implementation of FASTag on toll plazas and conversion of cash toll lanes to FASTag lanes, the speed breakers/ rumble strips constructed at toll plazas are being removed with immediate effect for smooth vehicular movement,” the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways said in a statement.

“The speed breakers result in considerable delay, damage to the vehicles and significant discomfort to vehicle occupants and more fuel consumption due to acceleration and deceleration. This initiative will save time, money and facilitate smooth vehicular movement especially to ambulances, elderly and unwell people commuting on National Highways,” the statement said.

The government said positive effects of electronic toll collection (ETC) are being realised by the commuters on toll plazas…Read more>>

Source:-techiyogiz

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