Traffic lane law enforced from today

Monday, 10 June 2019

The traffic lane law will be enforced strictly in main towns from today, Police media spokesman, SP Ruwan Gunasekara said.The two-week grace period that was implemented from May 27 for motorists to get used to traffic lanes ended yesterday.

As per legal provisions in the Motor Traffic Act of Sri Lanka, all vehicles will have to run on the left side unless they are not overtaking a vehicle or turning to the right. In addition to that, the Bus Lane Law introduced in 2015 will also be implemented strictly from today, Gunasekara said.