The Colombo City Traffic Police has deployed a special Traffic Police
team to detect jaywalking and parking vehicles on pavements. Any person
violating these traffic laws will be arrested and produced before
Colombo Chief Magistrate Court, said Colombo City Traffic Director
Senior SP Chula de Silva. Jaywalking and parking vehicles on the
pavements had become a menace and contributed to the increasing number
of accidents on the highways, Director Senior SP Chula de Silva said.
Earlier, Traffic Administration and Road Safety Traffic Operation
Senior DIG Asoka Wijetilleka directed all the Traffic Police units to
shortly enforce traffic laws and arrest persons who violate the existing
traffic laws and prosecute them.