Morning in Chillai Kalan - Winter in Kashmir

SRINAGAR — In response to current weather conditions and icy roadways, authorities have issued crucial advisories for the safety of motorists travelling along hilly routes under the jurisdiction of Traffic Rural Kashmir.

According to a traffic advisory issued in this connection by Traffic Police Officer Rural Kashmir, “No vehicular traffic will be permitted on hilly link roads until snow clearance is completed by relevant government agencies.”

The advisory specifies that only 4×4 vehicles or those equipped with anti-skid chains, with a seating capacity not exceeding 10 seats, will be allowed on major hill roads. Heavy goods and passenger vehicles are strictly prohibited until snow and frost clearance is confirmed.

Obstructing ambulances may incur Rs 10,000 fine or 6-month jail term

Emphasizing zero tolerance for overloading within the Traffic Rural Kashmir jurisdiction, the advisory warns of stringent legal actions against motorists operating vehicles without valid documents. Authorities urge strict compliance with these directives to ensure the safety of all travellers.

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