BEST buses and trucks will not be allowed to head north on the Lalbaug Bridge, while no such restrictions will be placed on southward movement for heavy vehicles. Instead, heavy vehicles heading north will also be diverted to P D’Mello Road.
"Pedestrians can be protected by road-design features like useable sidewalks, raised crossings, and shortened crossing distances. Road behaviours like speed and drunk driving need to be kept in check,” reads the study.
“There is a rise in number of accidents caused by youngsters overspeeding and breaking traffic rules. If we manage to solve that problem, roads will become safer for everyone,” said Sanjay Sasane, deputy Regional Traffic Officer.
The Mumbai Police tweeted saying: “@kunalkemmu You love bikes, we love every citizen’s safety. And we wish a regret could avert mishaps! Hope next time the realisation won’t be an afterthought! An e-challan has been dispatched.”