Arunachal Pradesh Road Safety Council adopts Resolutions on road safety measures
Itanagar: The Arunachal Pradesh Road Safety Council on Thursday adopted major resolutions as road safety measures in its Council Meeting held under the chairmanship of Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein at his Civil Secretariat Office here.
After the threadbare discussions, many important road safety measures were adopted in the meeting including creation of road safety fund, procurement of equipments for road safety measures, enforcement of speed limits in the towns & cities and in the accident-prone areas, introduction of speed calming measures and requisite signals, effective enforcement on issue of driving licence to the underage students, checking of use of obsolete Registration Number Codes.
Rules on regulation of Driving Training Schools and Arunachal Motor Vehicles Rules to be framed, Regular refresher course for drivers (both Govt & Private) from time to time and annual medical check-up of the drivers to be ensured, Strict checking of selling of liquors to the underage and driving with drinking to be checked, were also created, an official communiqué informed.
Creation of Trauma Centres along the State & National Highways, creation of Traffic Division and enforcement of manpower, awareness campaigns on road safety activity to be conducted in schools and colleges from time to time, strengthening of the State Road Safety Lead Agency and the State Road Safety Cell to be empowered with manpower were also adoted.
Mein while taking serious note of the rising accident cases due to ignorance of the road safety measures called for strict implementation of the road safety measures in the state.
Minister of Rural Work Department and IPR Bamang Felix, Chief Secretary Satya Gopal, Commissioner (PWD) Bilatee Pertin, DIGP Kime Kaming and other members of the State Road Safety Council actively participated in the meeting.
Earlier, Secretary (Transport) Dani Salu informed that the meeting of the State Road Safety Council has been convened in compliance with the instruction of the Supreme Court of India, the communiqué added.
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