Capital Traffic is Safer with Measures Taken

Baskent Traffic Makes You Safer with Measures Taken
Baskent Traffic Makes You Safer with Measures Taken

In order to make the traffic of the capital safer and more comfortable, Ankara Metropolitan Municipality continues to work on the road sign, asphalt, median, intersection and pavement works with the installation of traffic signs, especially camera and signaling system.

In order to ensure the safety of life and property for drivers and pedestrians at all four locations in the capital, new road signs are added to the traffic signs on the district roads that have been paved or expanded.


Ensuring that all roads connecting traffic signs and Başkent's central districts and other districts reach adequate safety standards, equip pedestrian crossings with warning signs, make the curvy roads safer, specify residential entry and exit, make main road-side road separations, It is aimed to include all kinds of traffic warnings such as speed limit warnings.

For this purpose, the Metropolitan Municipality started to install 25 thousand new traffic signs in many points of the Capital.


Metropolitan Municipality, which takes care to make the traffic of the capital compatible with the standards, uses special boards to facilitate the night vision of the drivers and pedestrians on the traffic signs.

Both night and day can be seen easily and have high-level features, as well as the technical specifications of the General Directorate of Highways in accordance with the standards set of reflective materials are used.

These materials, which allow the light to be reflected correctly, warn the driver especially in areas with low night vision, thus reducing the accident rates to minimum levels.


Ankara Metropolitan Municipality, which spends an intensive work to ensure the safe use of the signaling systems of visually impaired citizens, is installing another system that will facilitate the transportation of visually impaired individuals to the “disabled pedestrian buttons” located in 241 different crossroads and pedestrian crossings.

The Metropolitan Municipality Transportation Department, which took action to popularize the devices that emit sound signals produced at fixed frequency in order to locate the disabled pedestrian button for the visually impaired citizens, started assembly works with the "accessible and variable message pedestrian signaling button" at 800 points in this context.

Accessible and variable-message pedestrian signaling buttons are installed in intersections where existing signaling systems are in place and devices that do not have an audible warning device are in use.

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