- Driving discipline and public behavior play a crucial role in road safety: S.M Vijay – DCP – Cyberabad traffic
Hyderabad: The Cyberabad Traffic Police has issued an a list of does and don’t for the general public commuting on the newly-inaugurated biodiversity flyover. The advisory comes after the tragic accident, where in an over speeding car fell off the flyover, landing on a bunch of people, killing a forty year old lady.
The traffic cops have banned pedestrians on the flyover. The maximum speed limit on the flyover is 40 kmph. No one is allowed to stand or stop on the flyover for selfies and other dangerous activities, said the advisory.
Deputy Commissioner of Police traffic- Cyberabad S. M Vijay, stated “ The biodiversity flyover is an uni-directional flyover over Raidugram towards Hitech-city. Commuters going towards Gachibowli from Raidurgam side should not go onto flyover” .
In view of the second fatal accident reported since the inauguration of the flyover, the cops have installed CCTV cameras and public awareness system to alert people who stand or stop dangerously on the flyover.
Any commuter over speeding beyond 40 kmph, will be booked, said the cop. The Cyberabad traffic authorities have roped in a new software based CCTV footage that will captures speeding cars plying the biodiversity flyover. Any car found violating will result in cops booking a case against them.
Traffic cops have urged the commuters to follow lane discipline and not over take at curves. “The fatal accident that happened on 10th November night was due to the dangerous standing, stopping of two youth on the flyover for taking selfies. And Saturday’ s accident was purely due to the over speeding car. We request public to exhibit more discipline and sense of responsibility while driving on public roads.” added S. M Vijay Deputy Commissioner of Police traffic- Cyberabad.