NEWS Police correct 48 accident black spots in Coimbatore – The New Indian Express

Police correct 48 accident black spots in Coimbatore - The New Indian Express

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Coimbatore: Police have identified 48 accident blackspots across the city. Police Deputy Commissioner (Traffic) N Mathivanan told the District Road Safety Committee meeting on Thursday that together with stakeholders, they are working hard to address the issue of accident black spots, making them commuter-friendly over the past six months. The place.

“Earlier, a place could only be classified as an accident blackspot if there were more than two causal links. But now, even if there is only one death, we classify it as an accident blackspot,” he said.

Mathivanan said even if a non-fatal accident occurs in an area, the police conduct a detailed study to avoid recurrence. “If any accident occurs in the city, the police should immediately go to the scene to investigate the reasons behind the accident. If the design needs to be modified, temporary measures should be taken, and relevant departments should be notified to take permanent measures.

Police officers in all police stations are instructed not to leave any accident without research,” he added.
The police said they were working to revise the speed bumps by adopting the Indian Roads Congress (IRC) norms.

A police officer said: “Based on the committee’s decision, we are working hard to prepare a list of locations where speed bumps will be installed. We will start a study to see if they are built to IRC specifications and when the study is complete we will submit it to the Stakeholders, including the Coimbatore Corporation and the roads department, to take steps to correct the error.”

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