Guwahati: Assam Transport Minister Parimal Suklabaidya has emphasised the necessity to examine over-speeding of autos within the state, sustaining that 70 per cent of accidents happen resulting from rash-driving.
He known as for intensified street security consciousness programmes, particularly in rural areas, an official launch stated.
Suklabaidya directed the transport division to work in sync with the Assam Police to make sure that street guidelines are adopted and two-wheeler riders put on helmets always, it stated.
Chairing a gathering of State Highway Security Council (SRSC) right here on Monday, Suklabaidya directed senior officers of the transport and different line departments to take measures to examine over-speeding of autos, as 70 per cent accidents are accounted for it.
The minister requested the Panchayat and Rural Improvement Division to conduct consciousness drive amongst two- and four-wheeler drivers on the gaon panchayat stage in coordination with the respective district transport officers (DTOs).
Suklabaidya additionally requested varied authorities to restore potholes as a part of the measures to stop street accidents.
It was additional determined on the assembly that strict motion can be taken in opposition to these discovered driving in an inebriated situation.
He requested the officers to place up outstanding signages in Assamese and different languages alongside the roads.
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