Every time there is road cutting, neither the BDA, BWSSB or BESCOM seem to be equipped to restore them and the BBMP too ends up either doing a shoddy job or not doing it at all. While under the law, the rider has to be booked, practically speaking, it is the civicagency’s officials and contractors who need to be punished,” he says. Ravichandar too are clear that no one but the civic agency concerned is responsible for accidents caused by the poor condition of roads. Traffic expert, M. She however, also advises people to be more careful on the roads and make sure to wear a helmet even if riding pillion on bikes.Filling potholes is a huge scam: Expert“The BBMP has no emergency response team to fill up potholes regularly. The BBMP, which collects the road cutting charge, must also restore it,” he said, adding “We are demanding a website linking different departments so that people know who has to be blamed. So someone has to approach the courts with strong evidence against civic agencies and contractors for road accidents caused by potholes. The trend has raised concern and anger among Bengalureans who feel that the onus must lie with the civic agencies concerned in such cases. Sreehari, agrees that it is illogical to book the commuters in fatal accidents caused by the poor
condition of roads. Instead, it waits for the number of potholes to increase and then calls for tenders. If an accident takes place, no matter what the reason, he or she has to be booked. Guruprasad , China fan motors Suppliers sees nothing wrong in the police taking action against the motorist or biker responsible for an accident.. Also, the concerned government engineer / superior should be suspended pending investigation, and booked under sections relevant for causing death due to negligence , they add.The way out could be to identify the contractors responsible for such deaths and ban them from bidding for government contracts for five years, suggest activists.He, in fact, strongly supports the proposed amendment of the Motor Vehicle Act, to hike the penalty for negligent driving. “Whatever be the condition of the road , the rider needs to be careful to avoid a mishap.N.jpg The story of potholes claiming lives in Bengaluru is both sad and alarming. There is no mechanism to fill potholes speedily even in front of the chief minister’s residence,” rues urban expert R. It is a huge scam. “There is zero regard for human life. “It was after I moved the court, that the official was held responsible for these accidents on the highway. “Even if the police book the bikers or motorists, the case against them will not stand in the courts for obvious reasons After all, they have not committed any murder.“This way potholes can be filled up regularly as and when they appear, with a major infrastructure chief engineer monitoring the whole process, as well as the road cutting and restoring. Only recently, the Banasawadi traffic police booked a retired Army man, Abraham, for the death of his wife, Jolly, 45, who was killed after his bike hit a pothole on Kammanahalli Main Road.
Sadly, despite the literally gaping evidence of negligence by civic agencies, the police continue to treat their engineers and contractors as accused number two or three in such cases, while the motorists or bikers, who suffer the tragic consequences of their callousness, take the brunt of the blame.While recalling that around 20 years ago an official was arrested for the bad design of the Bengaluru-Msyuru highway, which saw frequent accidents, he notes that this is quite rare. V. But former Director General and Inspector General of Police, Dr. And on September 18, 2015, the police held the husband of 25-year-old techie, Stuti Tripathi Pandey, responsible for her death after she fell off their bike when he tried to avoid a pothole on a flyover in Devarbisnahalli on Old Airport Road. The officials too will then be careful in maintenance of the city’s infrastructure,” he maintains. accident. Not only are lives being tragically lost in avoidable accidents, but alarmingly, the surviving victims are being held primarily responsible for the deaths of those who don’t make it, while the civic agencies responsible for repair of the roads are treated more lightly. D. It will help the court decide who should be held responsible in such cases. Even then the potholes are not filled scientifically.K.
Considering the increasing number of incidents, the civic agencies have a huge responsibility. Misra. Post every mishap no one seems accountable,” he deplores. Of course, if potholes have caused the accident, then the civic authorities should also be booked for contributory negligence,” he says.At a coordination meeting with the chief secretary and civic agencies a demand was made for an immediate response team in the BBMP backed with a special fund to fill potholes, he reveals. They need to not only fix the potholes, but also footpaths,” says Dr Bharath. “It is very rare for a motor vehicle driver to be jailed. So it is necessary to introduce severe imprisonment for road death cases,” he argues. Mr Ravichandar finds the callousness of government authorities in the face of loss of life due to potholes, open drains, loose wires and so on, appalling.The story of potholes claiming lives in Bengaluru is both sad and alarming.” Activists like Dr Meenakshi Bharath, and V
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