Lankapage Logo CP 18 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka Police to implement road regulations strictly from today
Mon, Jun 12, 2017, 09:53 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 12, Colombo: Sri Lanka Police announced that the lane laws stipulated in the Motor Traffic Act will be strictly implemented in and around Colombo from today.

Addressing the media at the Government Information Department, City Traffic Director Superintendent of Police Sumith Nissanka said a special operation will be launched from today in Colombo and main roads that leads to Colombo to ensure motorists follow the lane regulations.

He said the drivers who break the lane laws will either be fined or arrested and produced before courts or directed to attend awareness raising classes conducted by the Police.

The City Traffic Director said the law is nothing new but it will be enforced strictly from today. Police had earlier provided special training to traffic Police officers on regulating traffic to follow lane laws.

According to the Section 148 of Motor Traffic Act, changing lanes must be done in a manner that does not disturb the vehicular movement in other lanes, the official said.

He said special teams will be deployed on High Level road, Havelock Road, Galle Road, Castle Street, Rajagiriya, Baseline Road and Panchikawatte Road to strictly implement the lane laws. He said about 600 mobile patrols will also be used for the purpose.

 


ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Sri Lanka's third quarter GDP expands at 3.3 percent in 2017
-- [30 minutes ago]
Three Sri Lankan fishing trawlers released from Indian custody
-- [51 minutes ago]
Malaysian PM to begin visit to Sri Lanka tomorrow
-- [1 hour and 1 minutes ago]
European Union welcomes Sri Lanka acceding to Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Treaty
ADB grants Sri Lanka US$ 270 Mn to implement two development projects
Prime Minister visits Thomas De La Rue Lanka currency printing facility at the Biyagama EPZ
UN rights experts urge Sri Lanka to urgently implement reforms to end arbitrary detention
Court extends interim injunction on taking legal action against Gotabhaya Rajapaksa till Jan 25
Sri Lanka Central Bank not to accept willfully mutilated, altered or defaced currency notes from 31 Dec
Sri Lanka Tea Board participates in Saudi Horeca Exhibition 2017 in Riyadh

Copyright © 2000, 2016 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.