DGP appeal the vehicle owners and drivers to abide by traffic rule to reduce fatal road accidents

Manoj Singh

ITANAGAR, NOV 20 : The Director general of police (DGP) Arunachal Pradesh police (APP) on Monday has appeal the vehicle owners and drivers to abide by traffic rule to reduce fatal accidents and save life and for smooth driving to reached the destination smoothly, properly and proper traffic management in capital complex and across the state.

DGP, Anand Mohan while inaugurating the three days training programme on road safety management here at PHQ which was attended by related department and  link department. The training porgramme has been sponsored by ministry of road transport & Highway (MoRTH). The DGP said that ‘ the three days training programme  will enhance the capacity building to the officers and officials of the line department and people associated with the traffic management’. He said.

The faculty of traffic management college and others senior officer who will train our officers and officials on various traffic management system. Such training is indeed needed for the smooth traffic and management in state. He said.

The  trainers will highlight on various ways and mean of traffic management, road engineering, importance of safety audit, driving regulations, investigation on various types of road accidents and measures needed, traffic management, parking, congesant, traffic control device, road traffic violation, penalty, enforcement of traffic rule and regulations. He said.

Due to passage of time the new technology intervention is also needed and the participants will get more knowledge on the scientific intervention He added.

The traffic management system will be gradually strengthened and extended to the district so that every people of state and vehicle owners and drivers know about the traffic regulation, safety measures and precautionary measures needed for the smooth traffic movement and management. The DGP further said. 

NCRTC, Delhi chief security commissioner M S Upadhye, IRTE President and CTM Director Dr. Rohit Baluja also address the inaugural ceremony.

IGP Apur Bitin, Takhe Ringu, ICR DIG Vijay Kumar, Traffic SP Sachin Singhal, senior police officer and officer from Transport, PHED, Health & Family welfare, NHIDCL, PWD Highway among others also take part in deliberation and sharing of knowledge and experience in traffic management and enforcement. 

Later the DGP flagged off six nos of two wheelers motorcycles which has been pressed into the traffic management in the entire capital complex.   

As per information of the motor vehicle checking received from the PHQ it has been observed that 19345 vehicle has been detected with 8063 highest from Capital complex followed by West Kameng with 1876, Lohit with 1828, East Siang with 1579 vehicles. 554  vehicles has been challaned with 351 highest by Yupia followed by East Kameng with 187 nos. So far total fine released Rs, 1, 59, 12, 560 with Rs. 90,37,150 in Capital complex followed by West Kameng with Rs. 12,34,300, Lohit 9,32,290 and Upper Siang with Rs, 9, 30, 100 etc.

With reference to date of road accident from January to September 2023, it has been observed that 75 fatal accidents has taken place in state and 77 people has lots their precious life, 131 has received grievously injured and 29 received minor injury.  Similarly in 2022 227 accidents has been reported across the state and 148 person has lost their life with 186 person has been injured.

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