S. Korea's highways to go toll-free during Lunar New Year holidays
Updated: 2020-01-13 08:53:06 KST
Highways in South Korea will go toll-free for the majority of upcoming four-day-long Lunar New Year holiday.
The toll-free period runs from January 24th to the 26th, but doesn't include Monday the 27th.
In addition to that, those traveling to Seoul from other cities by the high-speed KTX train during the holidays will receive a discount of 30 to 40 percent.
The South Korean government will open 16-thousand public parking lots across the country for free …and add extra buses, flights and ferries to accommodate the increase in traffic demand.
To reduce the number of accidents during the holidays, …the government will deploy various safety measures to prevent black ice forming on roads, speeding and reckless driving, fires and maritime accidents.