Ankara Metropolitan Municipality is implementing new applications for safer traffic flow in the capital.
The Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, General Directorate of Highways, Traffic Security Department, the decision of the “green flash” application was removed.
THE GREEN LIGHT WILL NOT FLASH
Revising the signaling system of the Metropolitan Municipality Department of Transportation, traffic lights have ended the application of green flash.
There will be no intermittent flashing green light after that, with the signaling system replaced for the most part throughout the capital. The green light will turn directly to the yellow light and then the red light.
TARGET REDUCE THE NUMBER OF ACCIDENTS
Turkey is a signatory to the Vienna Convention on road signs and signals were detected due to the contract caused a traffic accident on the green flash applications.
Among the reasons for the removal of the green flash application;
- Increased number of rear-crash accidents,
-Reduction of green time usage due to tendency to fail,
- Difficulty in predicting whether the leading vehicle will stop or not,
Typical driver movements, such as speeding up when approaching intersections
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