Thursday, October 26, 2006

Volvo had exceeded speed limits

Volvo had exceeded speed limits
Deccan Herald

The Volvo bus, which was involved in an accident killing two people and injuring 20 on Airport Road on October 17, had exceeded speed limits several times on that day, according to the global positioning system (GPS) data.

The Volvo bus, which was involved in an accident killing two people and injuring 20 on Airport Road on October 17, had exceeded speed limits several times on that day, according to the global positioning system (GPS) data.

Speaking to Deccan Herald on Tuesday, Deputy Commissioner of Police M A Saleem said the driver had crossed the speed limit of 40 kmph within City at several places during the day, including Airport Road. The bus was running at 67 kmph at Mayo Hall, he added.

The drivers are aware of the speed limit within the City, Saleem said and added that the rule was passed in 1998. He said inquiries and eye witness accounts indicate that the driver was responsible.


The actual cause of the accident in front of HAL helicopter division, was still not known as motor vehicles inspectors have said that the bus was completely charred and the Volvo engineers maintain that the bus did not have any mechanical defect.

1 Comments:

At Friday, December 8, 2006 at 6:43:00 AM GMT+5:30, Blogger praveen said...

Dear sir
We are facing lot of problem due to direct impact of Volvo busses exuast system. The total design is wrong. Whe we are going (Particularly two wheeler) behind any Volvo bus, the exuast smoke directly it it 's our face & it is very difficult to drive in city. Kindly see the matter & take immediate action on this.

 

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