Safe Driving Campaign Information

National Freeway No. 5, Hsuehshan(Xueshan) Tunnel


National Freeway No. 5, Hsuehshan(Xueshan) Tunnel

Driving inside long tunnels is very different from driving on ordinary roads. After a number of fire accidents in the long road tunnels around the world, traffic safety in these tunnels has drawn considerable attention from all parties concerned. With the opening of Hsuehshan(Xueshan) Tunnel, it is necessary to ensure the smooth implementation of disaster prevention/recovery measures and the installation of relevant facilities. It is also essential that there is proper reinforcement of regulations governing road users and that the promotion of traffic safety is stepped up. All the relevant parties and organizations have been actively involved in the operation of Hsuehshan(Xueshan) Tunnel. Below is a description of all of the tunnel’s structural facilities and the disaster prevention/recovery measures and facilities which are in place and under planning.

Contents of Individual Topics
1. Geographic Location
2.Facilities 
3. Regulations Governing Vehicle Safety
4 Safety Promotion Films
5 Frequently Asked Questions
6 Contact numbers of relevant authorities
7 Links
8 Promotions

Date of Posting :2007-12-06
Source of Information:Traffic Mgt.Div.
Last Updated:2011-07-07