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SLD, GPS on vehicles mandatory

STAFF REPORTER

GUWAHATI, April 28: The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways and Supreme Court committee on road safety have directed mandatory installation of speed limiting device (SLD), GPS and panic button on both passenger as well as commercial vehicles on or before April 1, 2019, a source from the State Transport Department said.  As a part of safety measures, the recommendation is to reduce the number of motor accidents and untoward incidents caused to travelers on highways. It is pertinent to mention here that the earlier deadlines to install the recommended devices were set on April 1, 2018 and is extended for another year.