DODA, Jan 3: Continuing its relentless efforts to aware the general public and vehicle operators about traffic rules road safety measures, Addl. SP Doda Vinay Kumar Kullar alongwith ASI Mohammad Sharief I/C PP Karara interacted with passengers, drivers and conductors at National Highway IB from Pul Doda to Karara today.
While addressing passengers, Addl SP Vinay Kumar emphasized upon passengers to restrain drivers from over-speeding and over loading. He further asked them to remain vigilant while travelling and check drunken driving.
He also cautioned the passengers sitting in the front cabin of the vehicles to get the vehicle stopped if driver is found sleepy and appealed the passengers to realize their responsibility and exercise their duty to check the traffic road accidents. On this occasion, the ASP highlighted the preventive measures to be taken to avoid fatal road accidents viz. Obey Traffic Rules, Maintain gap between vehicles while driving, no use of mobile phone while driving, always to wear safety head gear while driving a two wheeler, always wear seat belts while driving, avoid use of dragon lights, avoid use of multi-tone emitting horns, avoid overtaking at blind curves etc.
During traffic checking and traffic awareness campaign (12) vehicles were challaned for overloading. The traffic awareness drive was undertaken on the directions of SSP Doda Mohammad Shabir.