The Prime Minister agreed in principle to a pilot operation for 4-wheel vehicles powered by electrical energy for tourist passenger service in a narrow range in the province and the city of Hai Phong, Da Nang, Lao Cai, Thua Thien Hue, Khanh Hoa, Ba Ria – Vung Tau.
The direction of the Prime Minister
The Prime Minister assigned the People’s Committee of the above provinces and cities to be responsible for pilot regulation and implement in the area on the operation time in a day, the routes which are allowed to operate, insurance of traffic safety and not causing traffic jams; especially, the above electric vehicles must obey the rules of the road traffic law.
The Prime Minister requested after six months of implementation, the provinces must organize preliminary evaluation of results to draw lessons for the next performance.
Ministry of Transport and the Ministry of Public Security continue to implement the direction of the Prime Minister in Document No. 1634 / TTg-KTN on September 11th, 2015 on management of activities for.
The 4-wheel electric vehicle operation in fact
According to the Ministry of Transport, at present, in addition to 4 locals: Hanoi, Nghe An, Thanh Hoa, Quang Binh which has been agreed to implement a pilot by the Prime Minister, some other provinces such as Khanh Hoa, Hai Phong, Lao Cai, Da Nang, Hue, Ba Ria – Vung Tau has taken 4-wheel electric vehicles to operate serving for passenger traveling based on the needs of the local reality.
In fact, in 10 localities, there is a total of 30 businesses, some individual business households with 1,086 vehicles in operation.
The advantages of 4-wheel electric vehicles
After a period of implementation, the project of using such means to serve for the people and tourists have achieved remarkable results, such as: guaranting basic absolute safety, creating a civilized, convenient and environmentally friendly services of tourism, less polluting, less noise than other types of other transportation, the low speed of vehicles ensuring the safety and no accidents.
This type of vehicle is clean, fuel-efficient and environmentally friendly. The 4-wheel vehicle operation running by electrical energy is highly interested by people; it has demonstrated the superiority of reducing environmental pollution and avoiding traffic jams, building a civilized and modern tourism image.