Strict investigation in multiple parts of the country: Large trucks must stop when turning right! Violators will be fined 200 points and deducted 3 points

07 Oct,2021

Recently, Jinan, Shandong Province has also joined the camp of "large vehicles must stop when turning right".


It is understood that the traffic police in Licheng, Jinan, installed a special electric alarm device for illegal collection of large vehicles that must stop and give way when turning right at the northeast corner of the intersection of Century Avenue and Fengming Road. If a yellow card truck that does not stop sign to non motor vehicles and pedestrians when turning right will face a penalty of 3 points and a fine of 200 yuan.
That is to say, when a yellow card truck turns right at an intersection, regardless of whether there are pedestrians or non motorized vehicles passing through, it must stop outside the stop line to observe and confirm safety before passing. If the vehicle does not stop, it will be captured by the lightning integrated camera installed at the intersection.
It is understood that Jinan will also add a dedicated capture system in the near future, and after the National Day holiday, the punishment for such violations will be increased.
Frequent Right Turn Accidents of Freight Cars
When the truck turns right, accidents are more likely to occur. Recently, the Chengdu Traffic Management Bureau reported a traffic accident where a large truck turned right and pulled a two wheeled electric vehicle running in the same direction under the vehicle, causing one death and one injury.
In recent years, fatal accidents caused by blind spots in right turning angles or excessive speed of large trucks have occurred frequently, and corresponding measures have been taken in various regions.
Six provinces and cities, including Shanghai and Guangdong, took the lead in "launching an attack"
On August 27, 2021, Shanghai fully implemented the "right turn must stop" policy for container transport enterprises, requiring them to strictly implement the "right turn must stop" measures. Otherwise, they will adopt forms such as "blacklist" for supervision and punishment; And at 43 intersections, implement the principle of "large trucks must stop when turning right". Violators will be fined 200 yuan for 3 points.
From August 12 to September 12, 2021, the traffic police in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province carried out a "right turn stop" operation for trucks for one month in a row. On roads with frequent truck traffic, all police officers went on the road to rectify the situation. When people or cars do not cross the street at intersections, a speed limit of 10 kilometers per hour was imposed; If pedestrians and non motor vehicles are crossing the street or have the intention to cross the street, they must stop sign.
On January 20, 2021, the traffic management department of Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province, introduced the "right turn stop and then start" driving regulations for large transportation vehicles such as engineering vehicles and yellow label trucks. The first violation was publicized, and the second violation was directly suspended.
On November 20, 2019, the Nanjing Traffic Management Department carried out a special action on "100 day rectification" of traffic safety, and conducted electronic police surveillance on heavy and medium-sized trucks that did not yield on right turns. A fine of 100 yuan and a score of 3 points were imposed.
There are many prevention and control measures implemented in various regions for blind spots on right turns of large trucks, such as planning warning belts for blind spots on right turns of large vehicles, installing warning signs and lights, and so on.
Is it feasible to say 'truck must stop when turning right'?
The purpose of implementing the policy of 'truck turning right must stop' is to reduce the incidence of accidents. Because when turning right to stop, the truck driver has ample time to observe the road conditions; Secondly, it can also provide reminders to pedestrians and non motorized vehicles on the right.
Therefore, theoretically speaking, this regulation can to some extent reduce the incidence of accidents.


But many card users also have doubts about the actual effect and hold a wait-and-see attitude towards this regulation. ​
Because 'right turn must stop' may exacerbate the pressure of traffic congestion, one can imagine a heavy truck stopping at a right turn intersection to give way to pedestrians. If the vehicle continues to pass for several tens of seconds, there will be a long queue behind it, and all right turn vehicles passing will have to wait. Over time, it will cause road congestion and increase the probability of traffic accidents.
At the same time, some card enthusiasts believe that there seems to be another constraint added invisibly? Why is it that every time there is a problem, the truck driver is the first to "cut"? Because the safety of road traffic cannot be solely carried out by truck drivers. Truck drivers are only one aspect, and only the joint maintenance of a large number of traffic participants can ensure the safety and smoothness of road traffic.
Therefore, publicity, guidance, and corresponding measures should also be taken for pedestrians and other traffic participants in order to achieve the original intention of "reducing accident rates".
What are the opinions and opinions of truck enthusiasts regarding the "right turn must stop" policy? Welcome to leave a comment!