PM asks to restore road and railway safety corridors

Saturday, 2017-07-22 11:58:13
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NDO - The Prime Minister has recently issued Directive No.33/CT-TTg on enhancing the management and restoration of road and railway safety corridors.

The PM requested the ministries, branches and localities preliminarily review the implementation of Decision No. 994/QD-TTg on the approval of the plan to restore road and railway corridor safety for the 2014-2020 period as well as evaluate the achieved results and limitations; and review the responsibility of collectives and individuals and propose solutions in the coming time.

The Ministry of Transport has been asked to direct functional agencies and units to strengthen the implementation of regulations and coordination with localities, enhance the inspection and prevention of violations as well as promptly handle violations related to the use and exploitation of space within the land areas reserved for roads or railways or transferring it to local administrations to be handled on its own accord.

The Ministry of Public Security is requested to direct police agencies and localities to intensify the patrol, control, detection and prevention of violations on management and protection of traffic infrastructure; strictly handle those causing public disorder or combat the persons on duty in restoring road safety corridors and sidewalks.

The Ministry of Information and Communications shall direct press agencies to step up the dissemination of law provisions on the management and protection of road and railway traffic infrastructure; condemn or criticize illegal acts of using pavements, roads, destroying traffic works or illegally using road and railway safety corridors, etc.

The PM also asked the People's Committees of provinces and centrally-run cities to issue their respective plans in 2017 and direct functional departments and branches to organise an action month on the implementation of law provisions and handling violations of road safety corridors.