Diarytimes Media Network, Shimla Published by : Kumud Sharma, Updated September 8, 2023 by Diary Times
Sirmour News : Sirmour Deputy Commissioner Sumit Khimta has given instructions to identify blackspots to prevent road accidents in the district. In the meeting held in Nahan, he said that guidelines have been issued to the Public Works Department and NH Management in this regard.
The Deputy Commissioner said that black spots are always the main cause of road accidents. In such a situation, the administration will fix them, so that road safety can be ensured.
Deputy Commissioner said – And in this we have requested SP Saheb and have given instructions to all our SHOs that their road safety clubs have been formed. Firstly, they will do awareness generation. Regarding the road safety signs you have. We will make people aware that you are within speed limits and the different things that come in our challan, at least make them aware that they can also be penalized for these things.
For example, over speeding or rest driving has happened or two wheelers have to be driven without helmet. So aware one is the awareness generation and secondly it is an initiative from our side that the installation of speed cameras was also discussed in this. Is.
So we have requested our SDMs and DSPs to identify the points along this national highway and the PWD’s action to identify with them.
Thirdly, we have given directions to the PWD authorities about our actions, which are black spots, which are blind spots where some problems may arise. So they should identify and give us a proposal to fix them, and then we Will discuss this with DDMA and disaster management.
The Deputy Commissioner has also given instructions to increase awareness about traffic rules among the people through the road safety club formed in his district. Apart from this, the police administration has also been asked to take action against those who disobey the traffic rules.