Meeting of District Road Safety Committee Held in Haflong


Suroj Barman
HAFLONG, Jul 5: The district road safety committee of Dima Hasao under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner Amitabh Rajkhowa sat on a meeting regarding various road safety measures in the district of Dima Hasao.

Various points were discussed in order to ensure that no life is lost or no untoward incidences occur on road. Measures to evade traffic congestion points like schools, market areas esp on market days, auto rikshaw parking places were also pointed. The Traffic control authority is to ensure on implementation of the resolutions taken at the meeting today in joint effort by the excise department and the district transport authorities.

It was also decided that the drunken driving will be on check on road specially on the National Highway for which the roadside dhabas will be also be brought into account. Proper signboards will be installed on the highways with clear indication of speed limit around certain areas in Dima Hasao.

Speed has been the major cause of accidents on roads for where proper responsibility has to be taken up by the drivers. It was also disclosed that the rate of loss of lives have no doubt decreased compared to other years but this further has to be prevented as briefed by the DTO A Mazid. The meeting was attended by Project Director, NHAI, Haflong, DSP in charge of traffic, officials from Excise dept, Medical and Information & Public Relations.