Dimapur, August 14: In pursuance of the directive of the Supreme Court Committee on Road Safety and in the interest and safety of the public, Deputy Commissioner & chairman, District Road Safety Committee, Dimapur , Kevekha Kevin Zehol in a notification informed that traffic violations and offences regarding helmets, seatbelt, mobile phones, dangerous driving, etc will be strictly dealt with and directed the enforcing agencies to impound driving licenses of violator and the same to be forwarded to the concern licensing authority for necessary action.
Owners of school buses including school own managed operated transport buses and three wheelers have been informed that overloading, other than the prescribed carrying capacity mentioned in the registration certificate permit shall be prohibited and appropriate action would be initiated against all defaulters. The owner of the vehicles have also been informed to prominently display the seating capacity of the vehicle in such a manner that it is clearly visible to all the passengers.
The school authorities have been informed to ensure that under-aged students do not drive motorized vehicles to reach the school and to take appropriate action under the law against the owners who allow their vehicles to be driven by under-aged students. (Page News Service)