DC Reasi chairs District Road Safety Committee meeting

DC Reasi chairs District Road Safety Committee meeting

REASI, DECEMBER 13: Deputy Commissioner Reasi Charandeep Singh held a meeting regarding district Road Safety here today.

ADDC Jyoti Salathia; ADC Abdul Star; Additional SP Reasi Surjeet Kumar; CMO Rajeev Sharma; CEO Mushtaq Ahmed; ARTO Rajesh Gupta and members of committee were present on the occasion.

The main issues discussed in the meeting included Formulation of District Road Safety Plan, Inspection of roads by Police department through RADMS App to know the actual reason of accident, Identification of Black Spots/Accidental Prone areas for taking corrective measures, repair and installation of crash barriers and road signage, removal of encroachments from footpath and roads, organising Medical and awareness camps, availability of ambulances on NHW near accidental prone areas for immediate shifting in case of any mishaps, recommendation for suspension of driving licenses for violation of traffic rules like over speeding, drunken driving, use of Mobile phones while driving.

The DC instructed the authorities to take strict action against MVA norms violators and emphasized on regular sensitization of drivers and bikers for ensuring safe driving.

He issued instructions to the executing agencies for proper maintenance of roads and installation of crash barriers with reflecting tape, repair of parapets and other signages at working sites with emphasis on accident prone areas.

Further, thrust was laid on constituting teams of volunteers and QRT squads for public awareness to curb the practice of underage and delinquent driving besides handling any type of exigency on the roads.

The DC instructed the district officers to formulate Road safety plan 2022-23 and also asked for implementation of Ribbon Development Act (To remove Buildings / dumping material from road sides.