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Time-card system for goods carriers starts today

- Rastriya Samachar Samiti, Kathmandu

Jul 17, 2018-The Metropo- litan Traffic Police Division will launch time-card system for vehicles ferrying goods from Jagati, Bhaktapur to Koteshwor, Kathmandu beginning from July 17.

With the time card system, the traffic police bids to reduce traffic accidents in the Kathmandu Valley.

As per time-card system, lorries, tippers, vans and other vehicles carrying goods will have to maintain speed limit of 40kms per hour on the six-lane road from Jagati to Koteshwor.

The MTPD has brought a plan according to which the goods carriers and public transport vehicles will have to use the left lane while motorcycles, cars, taxis, tourist buses and buses operated on the right lane of the road from Jagati to Koteshwor. This rule comes into effect from Tuesday.

The MTPD has also prohibited entry of lorries and tippers in the Kathmandu Valley from 8 am to 12 noon and from 3 pm to 8 pm on view of traffic management.

Around 3,080,000 vehicles ply in Nepal. Of these, 1.1 million vehicles ply in the Kathmandu Valley.

Published: 17-07-2018 08:43

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