China News Service, October 1. According to the Ministry of Transport, on October 1, the national highways are expected to send 31 million passengers, an increase of 25.71% from the previous month, a decrease of 33.50% from the same period in 2021, and a decrease of 35.80% from the same period in 2020.
The waterway is expected to send 750,000 passengers, a month-on-month increase of 76.72%, a year-on-year decrease of 9.57% over the same period in 2021, and a decrease of 49.11% over the same period in 2020.
In order to ensure the safety of people traveling on water during the holidays, the maritime department has carried out safety inspections on passenger ferries to be put into operation during the festival to prevent ships from "sick" sailing.
During the National Day holiday in 2022, 281 passenger ferries and 19 inter-provincial tourist passenger ships (7,200 passengers) will be put into operation on the main line of the Yangtze River.
In order to fully ensure the safety of passengers traveling by water, the Yangtze River Maritime Safety Administration has carried out safety inspections on the waters of 212 ferry lines along the Yangtze River, requiring passenger ferry companies and crew to strictly implement epidemic prevention and control measures, make daily reports on ferry arrivals and departures, and pay close attention to weather changes. Overloading, severe weather adventure navigation is strictly prohibited.
The Qinghai Provincial Department of Transportation organized the supervision and inspection of safety production and epidemic prevention and control in the transportation field. The supervision team learned about the work safety and epidemic prevention and control work arrangements during the "National Day" through on-site visits, review of ledger materials, and inquiries. deployment, and put forward specific requirements for doing a good job in transportation during the National Day.
Hainan Provincial Department of Transportation issued a reminder to the vast number of passengers crossing the sea. During the National Day, "free tickets are not exempted", and 7 seats (including) with licenses from other provinces will be reduced or exempted in stages to download passenger vehicles (including motorcycles that are allowed to travel on ordinary toll roads) for a total of two round trips. At the same time, all drivers and passengers are reminded to purchase tickets online in advance and allow sufficient time to arrive in Hong Kong in advance.