Road Safety Awareness camps held across Doda

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A series of awareness camps were held across Doda district to spread awareness about the road safety rules among general masses and stakeholders
The camps were organised by respective Tehsil Legal services Committees of Thathri, Bhaderwah, Doda and Gandoh and attended by representatives of transport unions, transport operators, social workers and other stake holders. The participants were addressed by resource persons of different departments and made aware about the traffic rules and road safety measures to prevent accidents.
SDM Bhaderwah Anwar Banday, Tehsildar Bhaderwah Mohammad Amir, ARTO Doda Zubair Ahmed, Xen R&B Doda B.L.Thusoo, officials of traffic and police departments also attended the camps.
The speakers laid emphasis on observing road safety rules and suggested various steps to minimize road accidents in the district. The traffic and police officials were asked to sternly deal with the drivers, particularly public transport operators found violating the traffic rules like over speeding, overloading and driving without license.
The ARTO Doda was directed to take immediate steps for identifying and seizing the public transport vehicles which are unfit and not road worthy. The general masses also gave many suggestions and actively participated in the said camps which were held for the welfare of the public.

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