Haryana Vision Zero? Ambala sees 30 cases of road deaths in 30 days

AMBALA: Despite several attempts in curbing street injuries under Haryana Vision Zero (HVZ) programme, the district has didn't get any respite from street deaths. Data supplied by means of Ambala police has published that the district witnessed 30 circumstances of deaths prompted by means of street injuries in the remaining 30 days.




While expressing his concern over the number of street deaths, deputy commissioner Sharandeep Kaur Brar stated, “We are carrying out regular conferences with quite a lot of officers concerned. In a bid to curb street injuries, I have ordered the officers of the National Highway Authority of India and forest department to stay a regular check at the roads in the district. I have directed them to stay a check on reflectors, white lines, street safety indicators and zebra crossings. Forest department has been directed to be sure that old trees at the street facets are trimmed properly to avoid any untoward incidents.”

As consistent with the knowledge supplied by means of the HVZ street safety affiliate Rashit Bajaj, the number of fatalities reduced by means of 50 since the adoption of HVZ programme in May 2017. “Between July 2016 and June 2017, Ambala witnessed 276 fatalities, which came down to 226 between July 2017 and June 2018 – thereby witnessing a drop of 50 deaths in street mishaps,” the knowledge published.


It was realized that the district’s street safety crew recognized four black spots and three vital spots across Ambala, which helped in lowering fatalities. These spots incorporated crossing on NH 1 reverse Jaggi filling station, Sultanpur turn, Shastri Colony turn, Zila Sainik board turn, Saha Chowk, Aggarsain Chowk Naraingarh, and Maharana Pratap Chowk Barara.


“As of now, we are operating on roads between Mullana and Jagadhri, and Ambala and Hisar. Our groups are operating on those roads to lead them to protected. With the help of management, we can be putting in metal railings, reflectors and warning indicators and deploying site visitors law enforcement officials to make the areas protected. For vital areas, site visitors signals were positioned. Our groups are operating to achieve the target of 0 fatalities," stated Rashit added.


“Since May remaining yr, we have now been establishing Rahgiri purposes two times a month to spread awareness about site visitors rules,” stated superintendent of police, Ambala, Abhishek Jorwal.


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