Appeal by Main State Traffic Police Department to drivers and pedestrians

02 December 2019-th

According to the information provided by the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, the weather condition is expected to sharply change accompanied by strong winds on the territory of the country, especially on the Absheron peninsula from 02.12.2019.
The Main State Traffic Police Department informs drivers and vehicle owners that prior to departure, they must review the technical condition of the vehicles, eliminate any revealed defects and prefer to travel in the daylight time as possible in order to prevent road accidents and other adverse events that may occur on the roads due to the mentioned weather conditions.
Owners and drivers of trailer, tented, long-haul trucks must be more careful, remember that traffic is difficult and dangerous in windy condition and pay special attention to packaging the cargo they carry.
Drivers must choose the speed of the vehicles they drive in accordance with the weather condition, reduce speed in open areas, must not perform sudden manoeuvring or sharp braking and any unnecessary overtaking.
Vehicles must be kept away from the tall trees as well as from the old building facilities and closed spaces must be preferred when parking.
In windy condition, all participants, including pedestrians, must be more careful and use the area of the road intended for pedestrians.
The Main State Traffic Police Department wishes every one of you safe travels!



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