A new traffic control system with a countdown has been implemented in several junctions in Colombo. The purpose is to reduce traffic and accidents.
Special Commissioner for the Colombo Municipal Council Omar Kamil said that more will be set up in the City according to their necessity.
He opined that the new traffic control system was put in place after identifying junctions which were prone to more accidents. He said that the new efficient traffic control system will be implemented in Colombo first and then probably be extended to other areas accordingly. The CMC Commissioner 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