Mr. Rajesh Kumar –IPS Inspector General of Police Jammu Zone, held a detailed interaction with representatives of various passenger Vehicle Unions which include Jammu Province Mini Buses Unior, 2X2 Buses Union , Chamb /Banihal GroupBuses Unions, Taxi Union, Jammu District Auto Driver Union, R.S.Pura –Kathua –Katra route Buses Union and J&K Transport Association Welfare Union, in Zonal Police Headquarters ,Jammu here today. During interaction Shakeel Beigh,IPS,DIG Jammu was also present.
During interaction, IGP Jammu Zone called upon the Union leaders to contribute their bit in educating Drivers and Conductors to maintain raod discipline and abide by the traffic rules so that the ever increasing road accidents are checked and precious human lives are saved. He informed them that most of the road accidents occur due to (i) over –loading (ii) over –speedy driving (iii) rash & negligent driving (iv) driving under the influence of liquor or intoxication (v) using mobile while driving (vi) over-taking /competition for picking up passengers enroute etc. and Driver community are mostly responsible for this. Therefore, the Union leaders have an important role to play to educate the driver community to abide by the traffic rules and maintain road discipline.
Union leaders assured IGP Jammu Zone that they would do their best to educate the driver community and cooperate with law enforcing agencies in implementing the traffic rules .During interaction Mr.Anil.Chopra , Chariman Jammu Province Mini Buses , informed that on the concerns of women folk, mini buses exclusively for females are being launched from 1st May -2013f in some areas of Jammu City.
The prominent among the participants were Anil Chopra, Chairman, Jammu Province Mini Buses Union, Vijay Sharma, General Manager, R.S.Pura-Kathua route, Sardar Mohinder Singh President 2×2 Buses Union, Bharat Bushan Sharma, President Chamb Group, shanty Saroop President Auto Union, Davinder Choudhary, Taxi Union, Jatinder Khajuria, General Secretary Mini Buses Jammu, Vijay Singh Chib and K.D.singh.