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Demonstration in Jaffna urging for speed limits to be imposed

A demonstration was held in Thirunelveli area of Jaffna district today urging for speed limits to be imposed in built-up areas and around schools.

The demonstration follows the death of a child (a bystander) a week ago in Jaffna in an accident caused by an over speeding bus.

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Demonstrators urged for the speed limit of 40 kmh to be imposed in built-up areas and 30 kmh to be imposed around schools.

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They also called heavy vehicles to be banned from entering built-up areas during peak hours.

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