BHAKTAPUR, June 11: The Metropolitan Police Range has fixed speed limit on the vehicles entering Bhaktapur from Sanga of Kavre along the Araniko highway with an objective to reduce road accident.
With this new traffic rule, no vehicle plying to Jadibuti Manahara bridge from Sanga can run more than 50 kilometres per hour. Superintendent of Police at the Metropolitan Police Range, Bhaktapur, Sabin Pradhan said that they have fixed the speed limit on vehicles which come into effect from today itself.
He said that action would be taken immediately against the drivers violating this rule. Pradhan said, "This rule will be implemented from today itself. We will measure the speed today.
The rule will be strictly implemented from June 16." The speed limit has been fixed on Jadibuti-Manahara bridge to Kavre and Sanga, the bordering of Bhaktapur.
He said that this rule has been brought into practice by holding discussion with bodies concerned and added that the speed of the vehicle can be measured at any time along this road section.