Dimapur, July 31: The Kohima Village Youth Organization (KVYO) has informed the general public regarding “Public Road Safety and free vehicular movement” at Kohima and surrounding areas.
KVYO volunteers would be regulating vehicular movements and parking under its jurisdiction indefinitely. It would also be assisting the traffic police at various critical locations affected by landslides in the capital and its surrounding areas.
KVYO directed all vehicles users to park, in such a manner that it doesn’t cause inconvenience to other road users be it under city limits, municipal wards, and colonies or in the village.
The organization said it would not tolerate any misbehavior on public roads by drivers and owners.
All vehicles be it private, commercial, government or military have been reminded to abide traffic rules and fellow common driving etiquette’s/Rules.
No Vehicular overtaking would be tolerated except for medical emergencies.
KVYO advised commuters, especially those carrying school children to be prepared for prolonged traffic jams by carrying basic food and water in their vehicles.
It also asked people to park or halt all vehicles with caution and after visually checking terrain and objects stability both above and below the road.
The Organizations requested the BRO/GREF and the state government to check and maintain the damaged roads within their jurisdiction at the earliest.
Stating that natural calamities are unavoidable, it said negligence on the part of authorities will not be tolerated. Any untoward incident(s) arising out of government apathy will be of serious repercussions, it added. (Page News Service)