Highway patrol to be hiked to curb mishaps: GUNTUR, MAY 19: The police will take steps to restrain road accidents on highways by increasing highway patrolling and using real-time iNative application.
Highway Patrol To Be Hiked to Curb Mishaps @ AP Police Workshop
AP police conducted a two-day workshop for the police officials of Krishina, Guntur, Prakasam, Guntur urban and Nellore districts in Acharya Nagarjuna University on Road Safety Project of AP Police iNative, DGP N. Sambasiva Rao inaugurated the Workshop.
Addressing the workshop, he lamented that 8,000 people are getting killed in the road accidents every year. Hence the police department started efforts to restrain the accidents.
Highway patrol to be hiked to curb mishaps
Mr Sambasiva Rao stated that 1.50 lakh people Were dying in road accidents on the highways in the country every year. He said that AP Police decided to restrain the road accidents and hence started the Workshop for higher police officials for two days and later the trained police officials would further give training to other officials in their respective districts.
He said that all road accidents would be registered in the application made by iNative organisation to help to the AP Police to study the root cause of the road accidents. He said that 126 vehicles were deployed on the highways to create awareness about the road accidents and to help the victims. He said that another 400 vehicles would be purchased at a cost of R15 crore and these vehicles would be used for highway patrolling in the 13 districts of AP.
AP Road Safety IG Damodaram, Guntur range IG N. Sanjay, Guntur urban SP. Sarvasreshth Tripathi, Guntur rural SP K. Narayan Naik and police officials from Krishna, Guntur, Prakasam and Nellore districts attended the Workshop.
Note:- The DGP said that 126 vehicles were deployed on the highways to Create awareness about the road accidents and to help the victims. He said that another 400 Vehicles Would be purchased at a Cost of 15 Crore and these vehicles Would be used for highway patrolling in the 13 districts of AP.