In Samsun, especially in main street and boulevard crossroads, flashing green flash application has been terminated in order to warn drivers that it will light red.
END OF 'GREEN FLASH' APPLICATION!
Samsun Metropolitan Municipality Transportation Department ended the 'green flash' application at traffic lights on the grounds that it increased the accidents. In this context, the green light will turn directly to yellow light and then to red light.
TO AVOID POSSIBLE ACCIDENTS
Making a statement on the subject, Samsun Metropolitan Municipality Transportation Department President Kadir Gürkan said, "It was decided to remove the green flash light application in order to prevent possible accident-related accidents and increase traffic safety."
INCREASED IN THE BACK
Reminding that the green light warning flash application is applied to the vehicles in signaling systems according to the decision taken by the General Directorate of Highways of the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, Kadir Gürkan gave the following information:
“As a result of this application, it was determined that typical driver behaviors such as increase in rear impact accidents, decrease in green time usage due to the tendency to pass, difficulty in predicting whether the vehicle could stop ahead or encouraging to increase speed in the intersection approach were developed.
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At the Samsun Metropolitan Municipality Transportation Department Transportation Traffic Regulatory Board (UTDK) meeting held to evaluate this situation, the junctions between Atatürk Boulevard University and Tekkeköy, 100th Anniversary Boulevard, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Boulevard, Abdullah Gül Boulevard In the signal crossings on Barış Boulevard, 2nd Boulevard, Akdeniz Avenue, Karadeniz Avenue, the yellow light phase in the signal diagram will be applied for 3 seconds, and then the other signalized intersections will be arranged. ”
In the last part of the announcement, Samsun Metropolitan Transportation Department President Kadir Gürkan reminded that “It is very important for our drivers and pedestrians to comply with traffic signs and markers for traffic safety by considering our new applications”.