Dimapur police to enforce MVA rules
Dimapur, February 12
The Dimapur police will be conducting a mobile court for enforcement of rules of the Motor Vehicles Act of 1988 and Central Motor Vehicle Rules 1989. The district’s police administration issued a press release on Thursday stating that use of tinted glass, helmets, use of sirens and red lights, designation plates and such other statutory appendages would be checked. “Use of Black Films/ Tinted Glasses: The glass of the windscreen and rear windows of every motor vehicle shall be such and shall be maintained in such a condition that the visual transmission of lights is not less than 70%,” the police stated.
The police will also now enforce the use of helmets by two-wheel riders. “Compulsory usage of helmets for both the driver and pillion rider of two wheelers will be enforced within Dimapur district,” the press release stated.
Besides, Dimapur police will also “step up strict enforcement” to prevent unauthorized usage of sirens, red lights, and designation plates and flag posts on vehicles.
Use of official sirens
Also, the police reiterated the order of the Transport & Communication department of the state government. Only the following dignitaries / officials are authorized to use sirens, red lights and designation plates on their official vehicles.
Governor of Nagaland, Chief Minister of Nagaland, VVIPs and Union Ministers during their visit to the state; governor and chief ministers of other states when they visit the state, speaker of Nagaland Legislative Assembly.
Governor of Nagaland, Chief Minister of Nagaland, holder of Bharat Ratna decoration, Deputy Chief Minister of Nagaland, Chief Justice of High Court of Assam and Nagaland, Speaker of Nagaland Legislative Assembly, Cabinet Ministers of Nagaland, Vice-Chairman, State Planning Board, Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Assembly, Puisne Judges of the High Court, Deputy Speaker, Nagaland Legislative Assembly, Parliamentary Secretaries of Government of Nagaland, Member of Parliament, Member of Nagaland Legislative Assembly, Chief Secretary to the Government of Nagaland, State Information Commissioners, Chairperson and members of NPSC, additional chief secretaries to the Government of Nagaland, director general of police, commissioner of Nagaland, Home commissioner, Principle Secretaries to the Government of Nagaland, Chief Electoral Officer of Nagaland, additional director general of police, commissioner & secretaries/special secretary to the Government of Nagaland, Inspector General of Police/Officers in the ranks of Major General and equivalent in the Army, Advocate General of Nagaland, Accountant General of Nagaland, Vice Chancellor of Nagaland University, Secretaries to the Government of Nagaland, Secretary to Legislative Assembly, DIG of Police, brigadier or equivalent ranks in the army, deputy commissioners, and superintendents of Police posted in districts.
The police also reminded that the red light should be kept covered with a black hood when the authorized dignitaries / officials are not in the vehicle.
Use of multi-colored orange, blue and white light combinations
The following are allowed to use multi-colored orange, blue and white light combinations: police pilot vehicle as per entitlement of all VVIPs, recovery/breakdown crane on-road-accident duty, ambulance on emergency duty and fire tenders.
Red beacon, flag post and designation plate
District and session judges, Registrar of High Court, PCCF and additional PCCF, chairman and members of the state finance commission.
Commandant and equivalent rank in Police and additional deputy commissioner holding Independent charge and majors/captains of the Assam Rifles on civil assignments
Under the district administration: Designation plates
Sub-Divisional Officer (Civil), Border Magistrate, additional superintendent of police and PRO of Dimapur.