July 19, Colombo: Sri Lanka's traffic police have taken actions to deploy a Highway Traffic Squadron to minimize road accidents in the country.
Highway Traffic Squadron comprising 315 high speed motorcycles will be deployed island wide for the service during 16 hours of a day.
Highway Traffic officials will engage in mobile traffic control, remove vehicles parked at unsuitable places, remove the vehicles that have met with accidents and investigation of crimes that take place on roads, police headquarters announced.
The police officers riding the newly imported high engine capacity motorcycles were specially trained for the purpose.
The bikes have been imported from Japan.