– It is not question about that easter also is a trafikmässig a major holiday and the roads will be extra accident-prone. We want all the motorists keep the speed limits and the closer to 80 kilometres per hour the better because most cars today are built to withstand collisions at that speed, " says the Swedish transport administration's press officer Bengt Olsson.
the Authority has tried to ensure to keep the number of roadworks remain dormant during the weekend. The only major changes are a hastighetssänkning on some roads around Jönköping because of the motor show and also introduced ban on overtaking on the E4's particularly accident-prone stretch between Gävle and Tönnebro on Thursday, respectively on easter Monday.
with just one or a couple of deaths in the påsktrafiken increased the number to five by the year 2017 and eight last year, about twice as much as an average any five day period. Last year's 325 deaths were the highest in ten years and far from the government's so-called vision zero as a start-up in 2016.
– It is easy to be around the easter weekend gets stressed and throws himself off, and patience is perhaps not always at the top. It is very much a matter of behavior – to leave in good time, be sure to have the right tires for road conditions, keep the distance and be clear as to the surroundings, what you intend to do on the way, says Bengt Olsson.
On järnvägssidan are the three major works that affect traffic. Between Malmö and Lund, preparation is under way for the construction of the four tracks; the trains to the coast, may ersättningstrafik during the easter season because of the tunnelbygge, which affects the route Gothenburg to Malmö and Halmstad; ersättningstrafik also put in between Stockholm central station and Stockholm south, or south. Schedules have been adjusted for all of these cases.