Seville, August 12 (EUROPA PRESS) –
From 3:00 p.m. this Friday, August 12 to 12:00 p.m. on Monday, August 1, the General Directorate of Transport will launch the third special device for regulating, organizing and monitoring traffic in order to accommodate 1.4 million long-distance traffic handle journeys scheduled for the Andalusian roads this bank holiday weekend, 20 percent of the seven million expected across the national territory.
This year the National Day falls on a Monday, so drivers are expected to extend the weekend to make their transfers along the main roads of Andalusia, and with both those starting and ending their holiday season , collapse.
Also on these days, as highlighted in a statement by the government delegation in Andalusia, celebrations will be held in numerous cities throughout the national territory, so short-haul trips will increase, especially at night and in the early morning. During the special operation on August 15, 2021, two people died on Andalusian roads.
The delegate of the Spanish government in Andalusia, Pedro Fernández, has again asked all drivers “to exercise maximum caution in their transfers, to respect the traffic rules and to pay attention to the information that DGT communicates up to the minute about the situation of the Andalusian roads. where 33 people have died since the beginning of the summer”.
The greatest circulatory problems occur both on Friday and Monday afternoons at the exits from the big cities and on the main access roads to the coastal areas.
The roads that could be most affected in Andalucia are A-357, A-4, A-44, A-45, A-49, A-66, A-7, A-92, A-92M, AP -4. AP-7, MA-20, N-4 and the secondary network for access to tourist rest areas and second homes.
During the summer, DGT develops four special operations. The “1st Summer Exit Operation” took place from July 1st to 3rd, to which the “1st Summer Exit Operation” took place. August Exit Operation” which lasted from July 29 to August 1. After the one starting today, “Operation Return” will take place from Friday 26th to Sunday 28th August, which will close the special traffic devices for daylight savings time.
A total of 20,460,000 trips are expected in Andalusia during the summer, of which 9,700,000 in July and 10,760,000 in August.