DAPORIJO, Nov 12: The All Arunachal Pradesh Public Transport Federation (AAPPTF) conducted an awareness-cum-interaction programme on road traffic safety at in Upper Subansiri district HQs here on Monday.
AAPPTF president Dobing Sonam, in his address, highlighted important amendments of Motor Vehicle Act which aimed at not to harass the public but contain road accidents.
The increase in challans is not to harass us but to inimize road accidents. A large number of vehicle owners have realised importance of the Act within a very short period and creating fear psychosis among habitual traffic rule violators, he said.
Most accidents occur due to reckless and drunken driving for which it is the duty of driver to avoid such practice, and urged drivers to adhere to traffic rules strictly, he said and urged local administration to shift the scattered Sumo counters to one particular place and advocated taking up license drive.
CO Dubom Apang and SP Taru Gusar sought support of drivers and vehicle owners to tackle traffic congestion here before the gathering was administered an oath to follow traffic rules.
Programme organizing chairman Milli Tayo, Secretary Pania Sikom and overall in-charge Babu Mosu also spoke.
AAPPTF federal unit All Upper Subansiri Tata Sumo Union (AUSTSU) had organized it to bring mass awareness.