PANCHKULA: The district road safety committee has sought a report from the traffic police station house officer (SHO) about the deployment of staff to ease out congestion on busy roads of Panchkula.
In a meeting recently, the SHO traffic had informed the committee members that sufficient staff had been deployed in the district to ensure free flow of traffic on busy roads.
Taking note of this, Panchkula deputy commissioner Mukesh Kumar Ahuja directed the traffic police officials to submit a report of the same to the regional transport authority (RTA) secretary in a week.
The committee also directed that officers of Haryana Shahari Vikas Pradhikaran (HSVP), municipal corporation and National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) should submit a certificate in a week that all the roads and highways under their respective jurisdictions are properly marked.
They were also instructed to certify that if any of the road markings are faded, the same would be re-done as soon as identified.
The committee chairman told all the departments to identify spots where speed breakers, rumble strips, cat eyes, zebra crossings under their jurisdiction and submit a report to the RTA.
During the meeting, NHAI officers informed the committee that warning signboards and road safety boards have been installed in advance at construction sites. The deputy commissioner also ordered the officials that they should identify new accident prone areas falling in their jurisdiction and submit a report to the RTA within seven days.
The departments were also told to give a report on any new black spots on the roads to initiate necessary action for their rectification.Source: Times Of India