Road Safety Month

Will convert black spots to white, says ADCP

Will convert black spots to white, says ADCP

Women cops hold a placard to create awareness on traffic rules to mark National Road Safety Month in Ludhiana. Photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Nikhil Bhardwaj
Tribune News Service
Ludhiana, January 19

During the ongoing National Road Safety Month, the Ludhiana traffic police today held a meeting regarding the possible measures needed to be taken to convert the black spots into white spots.

Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Pragya Jain led the meeting that was attended by other traffic police officials.

Extensive studies had been done on 10 black spots and measures were shortlisted to convert them into white spots with liaison and cooperation of various agencies, said Pragya Jain. She said: “Measures include structural changes, installing road safety measures, removing encroachments and wrongful parking as per the specific needs of a particular black spot.”

She said the help of other departments would also be sought to convert black spots into white spots.

The traffic police will organise ‘Raahgiri’ tomorrow to promote sustainable pedestrian mobility so as to make citizens more active and promote a healthy lifestyle.

The ADCP said the event would be organised on the stretch from the Ghumar Mandi chowk to Aarti chowk.

Raahgiri activities include cycling, yoga session, cultural programme, police band performance and other sports. The ADCP asked the residents of join the event and follow the dress code ‘track suit’.

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