Udhampur: Deputy Commissioner Saloni Rai on Tuesday chaired a meeting of District Road Safety Committee here in the Mini Conference Hall, DC Office Complex to assess the road safety measures being implemented in the District.
Senior Superintendent of Police Joginder Singh, Additional Deputy Commissioner Joginder Singh Jasrotia, SE PWD Kishore Kumar, and district officers attended the meeting.
Discussions covered enforcement of traffic rules, identification of black spots, road safety audits, accident reduction, road maintenance, overloading, traffic management, decongestion, parking, road safety funds, and signage installation.
The DC highlighted the identification of black spots, with directives to relevant departments for remedial action. Executive Engineers PWD and PMGSY were instructed to ensure regular road maintenance, install signages, and erect crash barriers. The CMO and ARTO were tasked with organizing medical eye check-ups for drivers and conductors, while Traffic Police were urged to enhance awareness camps.
SE PWD was directed to expedite safety audits for all district roads, and Traffic Police were directed to collaborate with local police to regulate traffic, reduce congestion, and control overloading. Timely removal of construction material was emphasized for public convenience.