By Gandhya Senanayake
A new traffic control system (traffic lights) with a countdown has been implemented in several junctions in Colombo to reduce traffic and accidents, more will be setup according to their necessity, the Special Commissioner for the Colombo Municipal Council Omar Kamil told Daily Mirror online
He added the new traffic control system was put in place after identifying junctions which were prone to more accidents and that the new more efficient traffic control system will be implemented in Colombo first and then probably be extended to other areas accordingly.
The CMC Commissioner also advised motorist to plan their journeys before hand to reduce the traffic rush and act with discipline when driving to make Colombo motorways less congested. (Daily Mirror online)