Transport and Police department challans 20 Vehicle owners
Jalandhar, December 30- Initiating a drive against the violators of traffic norms, the Transport and Police department today jointly challaned 20 vehicles found violating the traffic rules in the district.
Led by Secretary RTA Dr Nayan, the checking was conducted at BMC Chowk on Monday morning. During the checking, the team inspected vehicles mentioning ‘A/F’ on the registration number plate of the vehicles and challaned 20 such vehicles.
She said that all auto agencies must put the vehicle registration number before the vehicles come on the roads. She said that the notices will also be issued to all such agencies which are violating the norms.
Meanwhile, RTA secretary also said that checking at different areas would be a constant feature now and the violators would not be spared at any cost.
She exhorted the people to follow traffic rules as it would help in streamlining traffic system in the city thereby reducing the accidents in the city.
Dr Nayan also warned the people that any violator found breaking the traffic rules would not be spared at any cost. (A)
Road Safety Week from January 11 to 17 in the district
Chairing a meeting of Road Safety Committee here today at the District Administrative Complex, Deputy Commissioner Kulwant Singh said that during the week. the transport department along with traffic wings of commissionerate and rural police would make the people, drivers of heavy/ medium vehicles and auto-rickshaws about the traffic rules.
He said that besides educating the people about the traffic rules, this would also help in streamlining the traffic system in the city thereby reducing the accidents in the city.
He said that during the week, special awareness programs and seminars would be held at various points across the district to make the people aware about the traffic norms.
He said that awareness programs for two-wheelers, auto-rickshaw, taxi drivers, bus and truck drivers besides medical camp for the drivers of all kinds of vehicles including and light and heavy vehicles would also be organized in the entire district.
He asked the Sub-Divisional Magistrates to also ensure the observation of the road safety week with enthusiastically to sensitize the commuters about the traffic norms in their areas.
Dwelling on another agenda, the Deputy Commissioner also asked the Secretary Regional Transport Authority and Traffic Police to take strict action against the overloading vehicles in the city.
He said that this needs to be checked with an iron hand so that traffic nuisance was checked. Kulwant Singh also batted for stern action against drunk drivers and violators of traffic rules.
On the occasion, Sub Divisional Magistrates Amit Kumar, Rahul Sindhu, Sanjiv Sharma, Dr Jai Inder Singh and Vineet Kumar, Secretary RTA Dr Nayan, Assistant Commissioner Shayari Malhotra, ACP HS Bhalla, PWD (B and R) Executive EngineerBS Tuli and others were present.(A)