Guwahati, Sep 3 : Assam Transport Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary has welcomed the new Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019. In a statement here today, the Minister said, "I hope the new traffic rules will help to regulate the road safety measures in the State in a more effective manner. The new Amendment Act places the safety of a person on the road above all." "A country which excels in road safety has a good legislation to it.
I hope the new legislation will help to reduce the human fatalities and injuries to fulfil our vision to make the State’s roads safe for its commuters and travellers," he added. State Transport Commissioner Virendra Mittal said in line with the Centre, the State Government will soon issue a notification to make the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019 effective in Assam as well. He added that the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019 revolves around three categories – users, vehicles and infrastructure.UNI