Civil, Police & MVD conduct mega checking for traffic rules violation across the district
Directions issued for regular checking, and strict enforcement of traffic rules- DC Doda
Doda Administration, in its efforts to curb the growing number of road accidents, injuries and fatalities and to address the complaints received from the general public today conducted surprise and mega checking of vehicles across the district on all the roads.
The district Administration Doda, under the supervision of Deputy Commissioner Doda Vishesh Paul Mahajan, is committed to instil the road safety a habit for all the commuters. This checking drive is also important as the winter season is arriving during which most of our roads become slippery hence risky for commuters.
Major thurst of todays checking was; Use of cell phone while driving; Triple ridding; Ridding two wheels without helmet; Rash driving; Out of route driving for commercial vehicles; Plying without proper papers and Driving licences.
All the ADMs, SDMs, SDPOs, Tehsildars, SHOs and officers and officials of MVD conducted the surprise checking on NH244 and on all internal roads of the district. A total of 554 vehichle checked, 119
Challaned and 4 vehicles were seized during the day long drive.
The officers also conducted counselling of drivers enroute and sensitised them about safe speed and road safety. They also took stock of nuisance of wrong parking, and roadside encroachments.
DC Doda while speaking on the drive has made it clear that no one shall be allowed to play with the innocent lives of the commons. He said that regular checking shall be a routine henceforth and all the SDMs, Tehsildars, Police officers have been instructed to ensure random checkings and strict enforcement while dealing with the traffic rules violators. He has asked the MVD to ensure proper fitness of passenger vehicles. He asked the authorities to take strict action against wrong parking and roadside encroachments. He also directed the authorities to ensure 100% installation of Speed Governors and GPS on commercial vehicles.
He directed the Traffic Police, MVD, Police, and Revenue authorities to work in close coordination and act tough against traffic rules violators, who cause a lot of inconvenience to common people. He directed the officers to devise an effective mechanism for better traffic regulation especially during winter when most of our roads become slippery and icy.
The DM appealed stakeholders to use civic sense and driving sense for imperative and better traffic management.

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