Bus priority lane rule to be strictly implemented from June 22 : Police

Bus priority lane rule to be strictly implemented from June 22 : Police

Bus priority lane rule to be strictly implemented from June 22 : Police

Written by Staff Writer

06 Jun, 2020 | 4:29 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st): The police headquarters has said it would strictly enforce the bus priority lane rule in the Colombo district from June 22.

“An awareness programme for drivers will be conducted by police officers from June 8 to 22,” the police said in a statement.

The bus priority lane running across Olcott Mawatha, Regal, Kumaran Ratnam Road, Piththala junction, Public Library Roundabout, until Kollupitiya will be allowed for selected vehicles.

The selected vehicles include private and state-owned buses, staff transport buses with less than 20 seats, and school service buses and vans, according to the police.

These vehicles entering Colombo will be allowed to use the bus lane from 6 am to 9 am, while vehicles leaving Colombo will be allowed to travel on the lane from 4 pm to 7 pm, police noted.

Meanwhile, the bus priority lane running from Maliban Junction in Mount Lavinia to the Moratuwa Cross Junction will also be allowed for the selected group of vehicles leaving Colombo from 5 pm to 8 pm.

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