A special notice was issued on informal parking during the day and night on both sides of the A9 main road in the Northern Province.
The notice was issued by Northern Province Senior DIG Jagath Palihakkara
Accordingly, the Wanni, Kilinochchi, Jaffna, Mullaitivu and Mannar districts and divisions, with the assistance of the Road Development Authority (RDA) have been asked to identify suitable parking areas and enlighten drivers about this.
The Senior DIG advised the police officer in charge of the division to deploy traffic Policemen to carry out this task properly and advised to display sign boards in the relevant areas without disturbing the drivers until the work is completed.
Some 128 fatal road accidents have been reported in the Northern Province during the period from January to October 31, 2021.
There were 134 fatalities, 23 serious injuries, and 308 minor injuries.
The Senior DIG requested that people have the right mindset before driving their vehicles, and requested that they always wear seat belts and follow safety procedures while ensuring proper lane speed limits and minimizing road accidents. (Chatrurnga Samarawickrama)