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New Warning System Prevents Wrong-Way Driving

New Warning System Prevents Wrong-Way Driving

NAMWON, South Korea, March 31 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korea Expressway Corporation’s South Jeolla office introduced Thursday a wrong-way driving preventive system at one of its toll gates on the Gwangju-Daegu Expressway (Namwon), to more effectively prevent accidents that can result from drivers heading mistakenly, or deliberately, in the opposite direction.  According to officials, wrong-way [...]

By 2020, Highways Only 30 Minutes Away for 96% of Koreans

By 2020, Highways Only 30 Minutes Away for 96% of Koreans

SEJONG, July 14 (Korea Bizwire) – At a public hearing held on July 13 at the Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements (KRIHS), the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport (MOLIT) announced the First National Road Master Plan which includes details related to the construction and maintenance of national highway systems. A national road master plan [...]

‘Rest Areas for Drowsiness’ Cut Number of Accidents in Half

‘Rest Areas for Drowsiness’ Cut Number of Accidents in Half

SEJONG, Jan.8 (Korea Bizwire) – With the establishment of ‘Rest Areas for Drowsiness’ on highways and national routes, the death toll from traffic accidents has dropped by more than 50 percent. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport announced that the number of accidents that occurred between service areas decreased by 28 percent in 2015 [...]