Maldives Police Service

Police: It is illegal to stop vehicles on bridge and highway

Maldives Police Service has said that it is illegal to vehicles on the Sinamale’ Bridge and the Hulhumale’ Highway and doing so leads to traffic collisions.

Police made the statement following a traffic collision yesterday evening where a motorcycle stopped on the bridge was hit by another motorcycle as the first one was pulling into traffic. Both drivers were injured in the collision and were taken to the Hulhumale’ Hospital for treatment.

A similar traffic collision took place on the highway on Friday morning as well where a woman’s arm was broken.

Police said that the bridge and highway are No Stopping zones and advised the public to respect the laws and regulations.