Yamuna Authority has issued an order to reduce the speed limit on Noida-Agra Yamuna Expressway from 100 kilometers per hour to 75 kilometers per hour from December 15. The maximum speed limit of 75 kilometers per hour on motorways will be in place for two months till February 15. A challan will be issued for driving at more than this speed.

Jagran correspondent, Greater Noida. Yamuna Authority has issued an order to reduce the speed limit on Yamuna Expressway from 100 kilometers per hour to 75 kilometers per hour from December 15.

The maximum speed limit of 75 kilometers per hour on motorways will be in place for two months till February 15. A challan will be issued for driving at more than this speed. The speed limit has been reduced to prevent accidents due to dense fog in winter.

Recently the CM had held a meeting of the Road Safety Committee.

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had recently directed to increase security measures on highways during the Road Safety Committee meeting.

The risk of accidents increases during winter on the 165 km long Yamuna Expressway from Greater Noida to Agra. Due to low visibility due to dense fog, there is a possibility of collision with a speeding vehicle.

To prevent accidents, Yamuna Authority has reduced the maximum speed limit on winter highways. After this, from December 15 to February 15, the maximum speed limit of vehicles on the highway was also fixed at 75 km/hour.

Earlier the speed was 100 kilometers per hour

To achieve this, orders have been issued to road operating companies. The maximum speed limit for vehicles on the highway is 100 kilometers per hour.

Yamuna Authority CEO Dr. Arunveer Singh said that the speed limit is 75 kilometers per hour to prevent accidents on the highways due to dense fog. Whoever violates this provision, the traffic police will take strict action against him as per the law.

Awareness will also be spread through radio

To make drivers aware about this, we will make people aware by distributing leaflets over the public address system at the entry and exit gates as well as at toll plazas.

Instructions were also given to spread awareness through radio. Install information display boards, fog lights, reflective tape etc. at entry and exit points.

64 cameras will be installed on the highway

Recently, during the review meeting of the Road Safety Committee, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath directed that security measures should be further increased on the Yamuna Expressway.

CEO Dr. Arunveer Singh said that in view of the instructions of the Chief Minister, the number of CCTV cameras on the highway will be increased from 42 to 64, the number of cranes will be increased from 8 to 16 and the number of ambulances will be increased from 6. Increased to 12.

Instructions have been given to complete the work of installing highway signage, thermoplastic pants and roadside reflective lights as soon as possible. The operating company will have to complete the work within three months.