Pedestrian Priority Traffic Year and Traffic Week Event was Held in Istanbul

Traffic traffic and traffic week activities in Istanbul
Traffic traffic and traffic week activities in Istanbul

2019 year of the Ministry of the Interior, ”Priority of Life, Emitting Priority” with the slogan ayan Year of Priority Precedent ın was organized within the scope of the Istanbul Security Directorate event. Istanbul Governor and Deputy Mayor Ali Yerlikaya, who attended the event, said, katıl We have declared 2019 year as the pedestrian traffic year. Now we will stop at intersections and pedestrian crossings. "Contact the way you'll say," he said, making eye contact. The training course, pedestrian awareness booth and pedestrian priority activities carried out by IMM were also introduced to the citizens.

The Ministry of Interior announced the year of 2019 as the esi Year of Pedestrian Priority ı and organized a pedestrian priority event at the Istanbul Police Department. Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs Mehmet Ersoy, Istanbul Governor and Deputy Mayor Ali Yerlikaya, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Secretary General Dr. Hayri Baracli, Istanbul Police Chief Mustafa Caliskan, Istanbul Provincial Gendarmerie Commander Brigadier General Noah Köroğlu students and citizens attended. In the event, IMM took part in the training course, pedestrian awareness booth and pedestrian priority works.

With the announcement of any Year of Pedestrian Priority destek in the year 2019, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality provided great support to the campaign with pedestrian crossings implemented by the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality in the pedestrian crossings, electronic pedestrian crossings, pedestrian crossings, esi First Pedestrian ılı road application and pedestrian / school gate lighting systems.

During the event organized within the scope of 2019 Pedestrian and Traffic Week, members of the protocol, together with the members of the gendarmerie, police teams, equestrian units and students, participated in the katılım Priority of Life, Emitting Priority kapsamında slogan from Çemberlitaş Square to Sultanahmet Square and the theme of li Pedestrian Priority Traffic Safety X. held. Held in the then Blue Square Walking "Safer Traffic Project" Mehmet Deputy Minister speaking at the event Ersoy, Turkey is not the world's most important security when faced with the problem, said: "We always talk about the pain given and terror. However, while terrorism in the world takes an average of 25 thousand lives a year, traffic terror 1 million 250 is taking life. Ancak

Looking at the figures of the year in Turkey, underlining that not heartwarming Ersoy, "in this issue concerning our ministry as the Ministry of Interior in particular is very strategic steps we are taking the last few years. First we develop a strategy for the problem. Then we try to do this very well in the field. While checking, we don't have to worry about punishment, we want to prevent our drivers from committing crime. We see the mistakes made in the traffic as a crime, not a mistake. We believe that we can save our country from traffic terror as it is on many issues ”.


Istanbul Governor and Deputy Mayor Ali Yerlikaya also reminded that the week following the first Saturday of May is celebrated as the Road Traffic Week by the Ministry of Internal Affairs. " said.

Yerlikaya noted: . We have a slogan for this announced year. We call it 'Priority of life, of priority'. It is essential to comply with the traffic rules related to pedestrian and vehicle safety in traffic. But unfortunately, traffic accidents are a fact of life. Do you know how the World Health Organization defines traffic accidents? 'Preventable public health problem.' In pedestrian or vehicle, we will first go to a point that is completely prevented when we first consider our safety of life and the safety of all people with us. Our Minister of Interior, Süleyman Soylu, not only brought the highest point of combat against terrorism, but also created a huge awareness since traffic monster became involved in this health problem, which we call traffic terror. We have declared 2019 year as the pedestrian traffic year. Now we will stop at intersections and pedestrian crossings. We will make eye contact and say, 'Here you are the road.' Göz

Indicating that the fatal traffic accidents in the first 4 of this year were reduced by 33, and the traffic accidents with 13 decreased by 5, Yerlikaya said, ın We have seen 348 bin 2016 people who did not give priority to the pedestrians at the intersections and pedestrian crossings this year. 180 32 123 XNUMX with the number of deaths fell to XNUMX reduced to XNUMX. We do not want a citizen to burn his eyes to death as a result of a traffic accident. Bir

After the speeches, the students presented a show of folk dances. Tourists in the square also took photos of the police teams showed interest in the event.



Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality has implemented many applications in traffic. One of these applications, the 'Pedestrian Crossing EDS' system, aims to protect pedestrians' superiority in crossing uncontrolled pedestrian crossings. Innovative radar-based tracking technology or, alternatively, magnetic loop technology to detect vehicle violations; Detection of pedestrian detection with image processing software provides deterrence.


Another implementation of IMM is the signalized pedestrian intersections. This system allows the pedestrians to safely complete their transitions by regulating the irregular pedestrian movements and reduces the stopping times of vehicles.


By the IMM, pedestrian / school crossings are illuminated by the LED system to stimulate the drivers and to ensure that pedestrians from the illuminated pedestrian / school passages are confronted safely.


IMM Directorate of Traffic, prepared to draw attention to the pedestrian priority in traffic geçit First Pedestrian de visuals in front of the drivers can see the pedestrian and school crossing in front of the pedestrians are drawing warning. Until the 1 July 2019 date, most of the 3086 units and 2630 school pedestrian crossings throughout Istanbul are planned to be completed. Currently, Fatih, Beyoğlu, Beykoz, Üsküdar districts 61 application was made.

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