DC Anantnag reviews road safety measures

Time & Us
Last Updated: September 9, 2017 at 1:49 am

ANANTNAG, SEPTEMBER 08: The Deputy Commissioner Anantnag, Muhammad Younis Malik today convened a meeting to review road safety measures in the being undertaken in the district.
During the meeting, officers from various Departments including Traffic, J&K Police, Municipalities, Education, R&B, Health and Revenue put forward their suggestions regarding the various measures to ensure safe commuting.
To ease traffic congestion and to ensure smooth regulation of traffic, the DC was informed that land has been identified at three locations for the construction of parking slots.
The Deputy Commissioner said that intensity of road accidents especially involving bikers has drastically increased over the last one month in Anantnag, which is a matter of great concern. He said that displaying of traffic hoarding with traffic rules written on them at vulnerable points in the district, special circular regarding traffic rules for the school buses, sensitization of college and school students by organizing relies, repairing defunct street lights, alternate space to be allotted to the vendors, LCDs displaying traffic rules and regulations to be installed at various places, Petrol Pumps to be informed not to provide fuel to bikers without helmets and above all general public to be educated regarding the road safety measures, should be taken for making Anantnag a model district in terms of road safety.