Traffic police issues guidelines for transporters


SRINAGAR: The traffic control department has issued a number of guidelines to the transporters plying in the Srinagar city for smooth flow and management of their vehicles.

To restore the flow of traffic in Srinagar, SSP Traffic has appealed transporters to shun the practice of creating hurdles in free flow of traffic and has requested to follow the traffic instructions.

The instructions include: desist from resorting to frequent stops, ensure free access to ambulances, board/alight passengers at designated bus stops to ensure traffic movement is not affected, ensure not to stop within 200 feet from any road intersection effecting flow of traffic with particular reference along by pass, restrain from over charging the passengers and ensure proper behaviour, avoid over speeding and restrict to speed limits and desist from resorting to overloading.

It also asked that both the driver and conductor shall necessarily wear the prescribed uniform, ensure services in accordance to the timings and schedules set by the transport department, ensure reservation quota set by the government for woman and handicapped persons, keep vehicles clean and tidy to avoid any inconvenience to the public and to help restore the beauty of the city, strictly follow traffic signals and rules, at the site of a red signal stop at yellow line and ensure proper documentation of vehicles.’

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