Additional flights have been added to the YHT lines: Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Ahmet Arslan stated that 9-25 million citizens will depart due to the 30-day Eid al-Adha holiday and said, “As the Ministry, we take all precautions in land, sea, air and railways due to the intensity to be experienced on all roads in Bayram traffic. we have taken it. " said.
Arslan, the General Directorate of Highways (KGM) during the holidays will be free of charge highway and bridges said.
Minister Arslan, AA correspondent, said in a statement, 9 day of the Eid al-Adha holiday 10 beginning as of September, remembering that during the 25-30 million citizens during the holiday period that they expect to take to the road, so the highways, railways, maritime and all the measures taken by the airline, he said.
10-17 September, as well as train lines, as well as high-speed train lines in addition to providing additional services Arslan, Izmir Blue Train, Konya Blue Train, Eastern Express, South-Kurtalan / Van Lake Express, Erciyes Express, Fırat Express and Pamukkale Express He added that one extra pulman was added to the wagon and the railways were ready for the festival.
- "We took all precautions in land, sea, air and railways"
Underlining that additional flights and road safety measures have been increased in the air and sea routes, Arslan reminded that the traffic increased by 60-70 during the holiday period, especially during the holidays.
Due to the intensity of the roads to be experienced in the traffic of the Ministry of land, sea, air and railroads taking all the measures that attract attention Arslan, said:
“Road works were suspended, especially on our highways where traffic is the busiest. Additional measures have been taken on main routes in holiday areas with high traffic. Especially on highways, especially on state roads with high traffic density, the missing lanes due to various reasons such as maintenance and repair were opened to traffic. Our aim is to prevent accidents with road defects. In addition, we cooperated with the Ministry of Internal Affairs in order to take more stringent measures at the points where accidents are intense. However, it is a fact that approximately 90 percent of traffic accidents are caused by driver errors. That's why I want our citizens to be careful. "
Arslan pointed out that citizens should get information about road conditions before setting off, saying, “Our citizens can use the route analysis program on the General Directorate of Highways website. With this program, they will be able to learn the most suitable routes and alternative roads, as well as closed and working roads. Information on road conditions can also be obtained from the free Alo 159 line. " used the expressions.
- “Don't turn anyone's feast into pain”
With the decision of the Council of Ministers build-operate-transfer (BOT) model except for the bridge and motorways, all the highways and bridges operated by KGM free of charge during the holiday will be given during the holiday Arslan, the Ministry of Transportation and access as the Ministry of the objectives of the citizen, divided roads, high-speed trains, he said that Turkey is the airport-to attain their loved ones spread across.
“However, we have only one request from our citizens. They should pay more attention to traffic rules that we must always obey during busy times such as holidays. Let nobody turn their feast into pain. On this occasion, I wish you accident-free and trouble-free days, and I congratulate everyone on the Eid al-Adha with my sincere wishes. " said.