"So to create awareness and educate people about their importance to prevent any loss of lives in case of an accident, we decided to launch a special drive," he said.
An official order from Deputy Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Western Range stated that driving without a rear-view mirror is not only "irresponsible" but also "dangerous" since it blocks a significant field of view of the driver, causing collisions with the faster moving vehicles from behind.
"There is also very little compliance with provisions for use of rear-seat belts in cars. This is reflective of the poor awareness among riders on this crucial safety measure.
"There are already provisions under the Motor Vehicles Act of 1988 and Central Motor Vehicles Rules 1989 for both these issues," he stated.
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