50 deadly street mishaps in Chandigarh this yr: Highway security panel


There have been no less than 50 street accidents in Chandigarh this yr (until August 22) which have resulted in fatalities, the Member of Parliament District Highway Security Committee revealed on Tuesday after its second assembly. The assembly was chaired by Chandigarh MP Kirron Kher.

Through the assembly, Uday Pal Singh, deputy superintendent of police (visitors) mentioned that as many as 142 deadly street accidents have been reported from the town between January 1, 2021 to August 8, 2022.

Within the yr 2020, 53 deadly accidents had been reported, adopted by 100 in 2019; 97 in 2018, 103 in 2017 and 144 in 2016. “The Highway Accident Evaluation Cell and Highway Security Implementation Cell carries out a joint spot investigation in any respect accident websites,” the DSP added.

5 lively black spots in metropolis

Singh added, “At current, there are 5 black spots within the metropolis that are liable to accidents, together with Outdated Airport Gentle Level, Hallo Mara Gentle Level, poultry farm chowk, Tribune Chowk and in entrance of ISBT-43.” As per police, final yr there have been 4 black spots, and the fifth one has now come up in entrance of ISBT Sector 43.

Pradhuman Singh, joint secretary, transport, mentioned, “A complete of 6,000 (LPG/CNG) autos are registered in UT. Additionally, roughly 10,000 autos ply from Mohali and Panchkula in Chandigarh, of which 497 autos have been countersigned from Punjab and 15 autos have been countersigned from Haryana, until date.”

He added that 1,051 challans have been issued by the state transport authority (STA) division for varied visitors violations of auto rickshaws from Could 2021 to August 8, 2022. Additionally, 12,148 challans have been issued by the visitors police for varied visitors violations of auto rickshaws from January 2021 to August 21, 2022.

Nevertheless, a one-month particular marketing campaign for varied visitors violations by autos rickshaws shall be carried out from August 8 to September 7, this yr.

The committee mentioned that roadmaps are being ready to make sure deliberate rescue drives with the intention to eradicate youngster begging in Chandigarh.


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