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National Highways in urban areas to have walkway, audible crossing signals for differently abled

ambulances are given priority over other vehicles while crossing toll plazas on National Highways, Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 6 Apr 2022, 5:20 pm

Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari
Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari

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Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said that guidelines have been issued for pedestrian facilities on National Highways in urban areas for differently abled persons.

The guidelines included footpath with kerb, kerb ramps with flared sides, tactile pavers on footpath, zebra crossings with embossed texture and audible crossing signals among others, Gadkari said in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.

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However, ambulances are given priority over other vehicles while crossing toll plazas on National Highways, the minister said.

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First published:6 Apr 2022, 10:22 am

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