Madras high court quashes Centre’s notification on 120kmph speed on expressways | Chennai News – Times of India

Madras high court quashes Centre’s notification on 120kmph speed on expressways

 

CHENNAI: Flagging ‘overspeed’ on highways, the Madras has quashed a central notification issued in 2018, increasing the speed limit of vehicles on expressways from 100 km per hour to 120 kmph.
Blaming ‘overspeeding’ for most road accidents, the court also directed authorities to reduce the speed limit as per a previous August 5, 2014 notification, which prescribed 80 km per hour as maximum speed limit even on highways.
Refusing to accept the stand taken by the Union government that
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Real Estate Development Along National Highways Offers Over 15% Returns: Report

The national highways and expressways across India have been a point of growth and development over the past few decades. It is due to this that the government is planning on improving these roadside facilities and developing the real estate, as per a press release given by Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) on June 28.

These plots of land are intended to be developed into commercial spaces, warehouses, and logistic parks, traveller facilities and way-side amenities for motorists along the highways.

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