National highways to get rid of speed breakers

Road transport ministry has cited speed breakers as a safety hazard on high-speed corridors

Overdrive April 16, 2016 17:03:25 IST
National highways to get rid of speed breakers

Speed breakers are an Indian speciality. We can have them in ways and places that will beggar belief. But one real issue that has been carrying on un-addressed is the construction of speed breakers on national highways by local authorities. Usually badly marked or without markings, these cause traffic to brake suddenly and you can guess what happens next. Now the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has decided to do something about it.

In a relief to road users, the ministry has asked all state governments and authorized agencies like...

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