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Punjab to procure breath analysers, speed guns

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

The Punjab department will procure breath analysers, speed guns and body cams to check drunken driving and over speeding in the state, said Tuesday.

As part of a pilot project, speed cameras will be installed on the Chandigarh-Nangal road to check over speeding, she said after presiding over the meeting of Punjab State Council.

"The use of high-end technology will ensure curbing of road mishaps, while a comprehensive programme will be chalked out to educate people on following norms," Chaudhary said.

She directed the concerned officers to act against those violating traffic rules.

The further said weighing scales will be procured by the authorities to check overloading of vehicles along with to rescue accident victims trapped inside mangled vehicles in case of road mishaps.

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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 20:20 IST