Dimapur district planning board as per its meeting held recently has formulated a structure of new traffic regulations, with effect from March 1.
As per the structure, the one-way movement of vehicles along Church Road would be allowed from Deluxe Traffic Point to Holy Cross Traffic Point from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays (i.e. Monday to Saturday).
The vehicles entering Church Road from Delux Traffic Point, on weekdays, should take left lane to go towards Dhobi Nulla and right lane to proceed towards City Tower, DSP (traffic) L. L. Lemtur in a press release informed.
Similarly, there would be only one-way flow of traffic along M.P. Road from G.S Road junction to Delux Traffic Point.
Even two-wheeler would have to strictly abide by ‘No-Entry’ and ‘One-Way’ regulations effective throughout Dimapur town.
To prevent random parking, single parking along M.P Road would be strictly enforced.
From Railway Road to flyover only one-way movement of traffic would be allowed. Diversion from flyover towards Railway Road has been banned.
For the convenience of school students, vehicles would be allowed to enter Church Road from Eros Lane and Anwar Hussein/MST Road till 9 a.m., thereafter, the existing ‘No-Entry’ regulation will be in effect.
To ensure smooth flow of traffic along G.S. road, slow moving means of conveyance including cycle rickshaws and handcarts /“Thela Gari” would be allowed to ply till 9 a.m. only on weekdays.
Handcarts/“Thela Gari”, however, would be allowed to ply from 5 p.m. onwards.
Traffic safety week
Meanwhile, the traffic police Dimapur, with regard to massive revamp of traffic regulation, would organize a “Traffic Safety Awareness Week” on the first week of March involving the district administration, prominent NGOs, school children and autorickshaw drivers.
The intention is to disseminate public safety information through banners and pamphlets besides orientation seminar for autorickshaw drivers.