Carta Europea de la Seguridad Vial

Latsia Municipality

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What are you doing/aiming to do for road safety? 

The City Council and the Mayor of the Municipality of Latsia are committed to improve road safety within its jurisdiction.
We have developed a Road Safety committee. Members of this committee are city councilmen along with the police superintendent of our region. In order to demonstrate our commitment, the following will be taken:

  • The Road Safety committee will examine issues that affect road safety within our district and propose to the city council an action plan for the implementation of the following actions.
  • As the committee is responsible for public awareness as far as road safety is concerned, it will organize seminars and publications in the municipality's newspaper.
  • The city council will complete a program to upgrade street lighting in major roads of the municipality, and will negotiate with central government to upgrade all pedestrians' crossings and create new ones in our town.
  • The municipality will fund a program that places traffic wardens outside the town's schools.
  • The city council has commissioned a study from specialists for the reduction of traffic especially the through traffic and will implement actions to assist with the reduction.
  • To avoid accidents due to inappropriate parking, we will have a program to create new parking places in the town. Two traffic wardens will also focus specifically on illegal parking within the municipality.

Nicosia, 13th February 2009

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