Yesterday in Outer Ring Road connecting Sarjapur to Marthahalli there was an accident near Intel office. I do not know the details or the status of the accident. But once the accident happened the localites sat on the road and brought traffic to a halt.
Today morning while travelling in the same section which I do daily I noticed that there are speed breakers created at every junction. Previously there were few at important points now it has cropped up at all junctions or rather should I say where there is a gap on the medians.
Not to forget the speed breakers are rather humps of stones mixed with tar.
Yes, of course this is one solution to the problem, but is this the complete solution?
I have seen lot of times bikes travelling on the wrong side of the road to avoid travelling few more meters and taking the cut inbetween. What is the way to prevent them? Why are the localites not complaining or noticing how dangerous it is to travel on the wrong side of the road.
This is not worse, worser is trucks travelling on the wrong side and asking vehicles coming in the right direction to stop and give them some way. This can be noticed near ITPL, HOODI junction.
Is there any traffic police questioning these guys why they do it and fine them appropriately to prevent future incidents.
Another point to note is the pedestrians crossing the roads. They cross as if the whole road is for themselves. This is not at junctions where they are supposed to cross its all over. Obviously a speeding truck will hit them. In the scenario where the vehicles honk they then run to cross over but never wait for the vehicle to pass.
To avoid such incidents, near Kodihalli on Airport Road a pedestrian overbridge was built but how many use this bridge??