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In Jammu division especially in the city, government is trying to streamline the traffic Divisional Commissioner Jammu, chaired a meeting to discuss issues pertaining to traffic management and its regulation in Jammu Division. He laid stress on meticulous road planning, better maintenance and effective traffic regulation in cities, towns and National Highways.

For better traffic movement in Jammu City, directions were issued for identification of spots where roads get damaged frequently, marking on roads, clearing footpaths of encroachments, removal of wreckage, debris or building material that may block roads, installation of road signage showing ‘Nearest Parking’, identification of new vending zones by JMC, and close check on roadside parking of School buses outside schools and proper functioning of Integrated Traffic Management System in Jammu city.

RTO Jammu was asked to launch an awareness drive to educate the buyers and sellers of motor vehicles regarding re-registration of the vehicles after sale-purchase and for what types of vehicles and conditions it is not allowed by the Motor Vehicle Department.

Reviewing the traffic management on Lakhanpur to Sidhra, Udhampur to Banihal and Jammu- Poonch National Highway stretches, the Div Com inquired from the Traffic SSPs on the latest observations and challenges in smooth traffic flow. The Div Com directed stakeholders to share the observations with the concerned road authorities for improving the traffic. He called for concerted efforts from all concerney for smooth traffic movement on the NH.  He further asked the Traffic Department to share data of hotspots of traffic on Rajouri- Poonch NH and for Ramban-Batote-Doda NH to PWD.

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