2nd meeting of “Member of Parliament District Road Safety Committee” for U.T., Chandigarh held
The 2nd meeting of “Member of Parliament District Road Safety Committee” for U.T., Chandigarh held under the Chairpersonship of Smt. Kirron Kher, Hon’ble Member of Parliament, Chandigarh.
Sh. Pradhuman Singh, HCS, Joint Secretary Transport gave a presentation in the meeting and apprised that the Speed limits have been rationalized on the different roads (Road with dividers / Roads without dividers and Sector Roads) vide Transport Department notification dated 20.4.2021. Sh. Uday Pal Singh, DSP (Traffic) apprised that 142 Road Accidents occurred during the period from 01.01.2021 to 22.8.2022. Chairperson said to take more appropriate steps for reducing the same.
The DSP (Traffic) further apprised that whenever any fatal or non-fatal road accident occurs in the city, a Joint Spot Inspection of the same is carried out by Road Accident Analysis Cell and Road Safety Implementation Cell to study the reason of road crashes and the recommendations of the same sent to the Engineering Departments of U.T. and M.C. from time to time.
He further apprised that now 5 Active Black Spots in the city i.e. Old Airport Light Point, Hallo Mara Light Point, Poultry Farm Chowk, Tribune Chowk and in front of ISBT-43.
Further, meetings have been conducted by the SSP/Traffic in the area of Sector-15 and NAC Enclave Mani Mara to discuss the prevalent traffic issues also to control traffic violations in their respective areas. The Chairperson said meetings also be conducted in the area of Dhanas, DaduMajra, Maloya, Maulijagran etc. in this regard.