The speed up to 80 km per hour is allowed at 17 streets of Kyiv for the period from April 1 until November 1. The proper decision was supported by 74 lawmakers at the plenary meeting of Kyiv City Council on October 9 as the press service of the council reported.
"For the comfort and convenience of the drivers, we made a list of the streets, where the speed up to 80 km per hour is allowed for the period from April 1 until November 1. These 17 areas are equipped for more intensive traffic as there are no ground pedestrian crossings as well as the intersections of the transport flows at one level. At the speed of 80 km per hour, a driver can control the road situation and the throughput capacity of the capital's roads will remain on the current level," Deputy Mayor, Secretary of Kyiv Council Volodymyr Prokopiv said.
In winter, the only restriction in 50 km per hour will work at Kyiv roads due to the difficult weather conditions.
Reportedly, since October 8, Ukrainian police will be monitoring the road traffic in Kyiv and in many regions across the country, using the TruCam surveillance systems.
The TruCam devices will be set next to the road signs warning of photo and video recording of safety violations, on the certain sections of international highways and in the cities where the high level of road accident hazard is observed. Service transport vehicles with blue flash beacons will be there, too.