*Hundreds of vehicles checked, 1 bus seized, best drivers felicitated under Road Safety Week in Doda*

Publish Date : 21/01/2023
  1. MVD

Doda, January 16: Motor Vehicles Department (MVD)  organised a Road Safety Awareness Programmes at Km 9th near Assar and in Doda Town under Road Safety Week 2023. 
Checking of vehicles and drives were conducted by MVD Doda under the supervision of ARTO Doda Er Kuldeep singh, at two points. One Naka was put at Doda town with the help of NCC cadets and another one at ongoing Naka at 9th Km near Assar. During the Naka about two hundred vehichles were checked and one Bus was seized for carrying about 40 overloaded passengers and driving Licence of driver was also put on suspension. 
All the documents, including driving licence besides other safety parameters were checked and only those vehicles were allowed to enter jurisdiction of Doda district which were found following traffic rules and safety norms. During drive various vehichles were challaned by MVD, Traffic police and assisted by District police Doda. The whole exercise is being carried out under the directions of Deputy Commissioner Doda Vishesh Paul Mahajan. Drivers were also counselled for adopting proper driving behaviour in accordance with the traffic rules for their safety and the safety of the passengers. The best drivers following all traffic norms were also felicitated during the day long checking drive.