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The third ring road will be safer

July 14 2005

New modern security system will set Thursday at the Third Ring Road of Moscow, said at a press conference in ITAR-TASS the chairman of the Moscow City Duma Vladimir Platonov.

He explained that the damping system are specific barriers that are installed on potentially dangerous stretches of road. "They can withstand a blow unguided vehicle weight from 700 to 2200 kg, moving at a speed of 110 kilometers per hour. This allows us to significantly reduce the severity of accidents", - said Platonov.

According to him, damping systems are recognized around the world and prevent deaths on the roads of 60 countries, taking the brunt of the order of 7000 collisions annually.

According to statistics, overseas after installation of these systems in the field of separation of traffic flows, barrier fences, the number of accidents with serious consequences down five times. "This result can be achieved in Russia", - said Platonov.

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