50% decrease in fatal traffic mishaps: police
GK CITY CORRESPONDENT
Srinagar, Mar 6: Finally, there’s some good news on the vehicular traffic front, at least about the mishaps in the City, this year. The road accidents, the fatal ones, have gone down by 50 percent in the first two months of 2010, the Traffic police officials Saturday said.
“There has been a 50 % decrease in the number of fatal mishaps in the Srinagar City during the first two months of the year,” the Superintendent of Police Traffic, Shoket Shah revealed.
He said past year in first two months, six fatal mishaps had consumed six lives where as this year the number of such mishaps and deaths was three.
Shah, who has been keen in maintaining such statistics to implement traffic engineering opines that the cause of stoop in the mishaps was rigorous drive to slap fine against the offenders.
For this too, he was laced with facts and figures. Giving details of the first two months, he said: “Last year 11,871 challans and 9152 compound challans were made whereas this year 14,879, 14008 were slapped respectively.
Lastupdate on : Sat, 6 Mar 2010 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sat, 6 Mar 2010 18:30:00 GMT
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