Imminent snowfall: Traffic police issues advisory


Traffic Police on Saturday issued an advisory in view of predictions of heavy snowfall from January 19 to  January 25 2019, driving on roads covered with ice and snow can be very challenging.

The key to safe driving is to adopt the following tips to arrive at your destinations safely:

Avoid Un-necessary travel.

Drive at an appropriate speed.

Minimize the use of two-wheelers.

Follow lane driving.

Use brake judiciously not abruptly.

Avoid overtaking.

Keep distance while driving.

Use dipped headlights to be visible to others.

Be Cautious While on roads.

Deflate tyres to keep low pressure for maintaining a good grip on slippery roads.

It is pertinent to mention here that due to security reasons the road stretch from Radio Kashmir Chowk up to Ram Munshi Bagh / Gupkar Crossing has been restricted for general vehicular movement till 25th of January-2019 and there shall be a separate traffic regulation system for January 26, 2019, which will be put out in due course of time.

Motorists coming from Pantha Chowk and adjacent areas to City Centre shall adopt Sonwar- Ram Munshi Bagh-Dalgate – M.A. Road and vice versa.

Motorists coming from Rajabgh and adjacent areas intending to travel towards Pantha Chowk side shall adopt Radio Kashmir Chowk -J&K Bank Corporate Office Crossing – Dalgate – R.M. Bagh – Sonwarup too their destinations.

Motorists coming from South Kashmir/ Pantha Chowk area intending to travel Barzulla/Hyderpora/Rambagh areas are requested to prefer NHW and enter via Natipora/Sanat Nagar.

Any inconvenience caused is highly regretted.

For Assistance Kindly Contact Traffic Police Office City Srinagar (Tel/Fax) 0194-2455179, Traffic Police Control Room Sgr. (Tel) 0194-2450022, 2485396, WhatsApp No. 8491852218, Toll Free No. 18001807091  and Facebook page:@trafficpolicecitysrinagar.


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