Govt Mulling Law To Determine Working Hours Of Truck Drivers

| Updated: January 19, 2023 4:38 pm

A law will be introduced to determine the working hours for truck drivers and efforts are being made to reduce road accidents by 50 percent before the end of 2025, said Union Road Transport and Highway Minister Nitin Gadkari.

Participating in an outreach campaign ‘Sadak Suraksha Abhiyan’ during the Road Safety week, he said the road ministry is committed to reduction in road fatalities and injuries and has undertaken multiple initiatives across all 4Es of Road Safety — Engineering, Enforcement, Education and Emergency Care.

This year, the ministry observed the Road Safety Week (RSW) from January 11 to 17 under ‘Swachhata Pakhwada’ to propagate the cause of safer roads for all.

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