Golf Course Road or danger alley?
With no traffic lights and speed breakers, driving on the Golf Course Road is no less than a nightmare.india Updated: Apr 27, 2012 01:30 IST
With no traffic lights and speed breakers, driving on the Golf Course Road is no less than a nightmare.
This also causes traffic jams on both sides of the road.
The Golf Course Road, Sector 54, is one of the busiest routes in the city and connects MG Road to Sohna Road and other parts of the town.
More than 50,000 vehicles regularly use the stretch every day. As such, it is supposed to be one of the crowded routes. Commuters plying on the road have complained about haphazard movement of traffic due to no traffic lights.
“Overspeeding vehicles can cause accident anytime. There is a shopping mall and a private bank on one side of the road. Commuters negotiate a blind turn as traffic is not managed properly,” said RK Kumar, a resident of Sector 54.
Besides, people also park their vehicles on the main road, adding to the problems of pedestrians.
“There should be a proper parking lot to accommodate vehicles which are parked on the main road. This will help streamline flow of traffic,” Kumar added.
Surprisingly, the absence of traffic police personnel on the road during the day and night hours has made the area accident prone.
Though the Residents Welfare Association (RWA) has requested the traffic department to install red lights in the area, nothing has been done to improve improve the situation.
“The matter has already been raised with other department officials during a discussion. As soon as we find out a permanent solution, we will execute it in the larger interest of the public,” said a senior official in the traffic department on the condition of anonymity.