Kolkata: West Bengal Transport Department made ‘Enforcement team’ to prevent road accidents in the city. The Enforcement team divided into four special teams. Transport department distributed the area where they worked, among this four teams. Their work mainly to observe trucks and school buses.
According to the department, motor vehicle inspector is too short in the transport area so Transport department do not observe all traffic and vehicles properly. For that reason, They created this Zonal team to operate it fully. One team worked in North Bengal, One for Kolkata and two others team worked in South Bengal.
The team examined the pollution level of the vehicles, Fitness certificate and vehicles taxes. The department also said that if needed than it will be increased in future.
Earlier, West Bengal government announced a slew of measures including bringing in two new laws, marking dedicated corridors for buses and strict action against offenders.
After a meeting with senior ministers, transport department and police officials, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said a new law will be framed with the help of police and another by transport department for road safety. Police, PWD, urban development and panchayat ministries will be members of the new body.