People urged to follow traffic rules for their own safety

Kakinada: The enforcement hereafter will be very strict on the rule of helmet wearing and car seat belt, said Y. Jaya kumar Reddy, Deputy Commissioner of Transport, here on Saturday. He said people for their own safety should follow the rules, avoiding triple riding and overspeed.

Mr Reddy who just returned after attending a meeting in Hyderabad on enforcement, said it was decided to go all out against those violating the provisions of the Motor Vehicle Act. It includes non-transport vehicles moving without number plates or with fancy number plates, cars fixing red or blue lights . Claiming that the number of deaths in road accidents due to head injuries had come down considerably after the rule of helmet and seat belt implementation, Mr Reddy said it was proved in Hyderabad .