After the gruesome road accident recently near Sadhna Top, the frightened inhabitants of this frontier Tehsil of Kupwara district are up against authorities for not checking overloading by Sumo drivers plying on several routes including Tanghdar-Kupwara.
They demanded regulated traffic movement on all routes in the area.
Citing recent accident at Sadhna Top due to overloading and unregulated speed as example, they said that there should be proper system of traffic beats on all routes to regulate vehicular movement.
In recent times, many accidents have occurred due to overloading and reckless driving on the mountainous terrain, Zahoor Ahmad, a resident of Kandi Karnah said.
The residents demanded steps so that fatal and frequent accidents are stopped from happening.