According to the official letter, People’s Committees of cities and provinces under the Central Government shall take following actions:
- Stipulate authority and responsibility of the governments at district/ suburban district level and police of the districts in the field of vehicle load management; use the administrative fines received from the central government to purchase portable weigh scales for districts’ police officers, so that they can control vehicle load right at storage sites (mining places, ports and factories);
- Continue effort to encourage political unions in the localities to take part in supervision at black spots of traffic and at the unlawful paths crossing railroads, and take drastic measures to avoid especially serious road and railway traffic accidents in the area;
- Strictly realize Directive No. 24/CT-TTg dated August 23, 2018 of the Prime Minister on increasing effort and measures to ensure traffic safety and order in auto transportation business; arrange stops for the vehicles according to the law, while ensuring traffic safety and order; when serious accidents occur in the area, Chairperson of provincial People’s Committee must give direct instruction for a transparent inspection, specify responsibility of each individual, agency and unit, and give measure to handle the problem according to the law;
- Continue popularization, and increase effort to handle violations of alcohol concentration of drivers; severely punish violations of the Party members, the officials and civil servants as example for the others to deter further infractions.
In response to the document, the Ha Noi People’s Committee assigns municipal Department of Transport (standing agency the of municipal Traffic Safety Committee) to cooperate with Ha Noi Police Department, Department of Information and Communications, Department of Education and Training, People’s Committees of districts, suburban districts and towns and related agencies to take measures in accordance with traffic safety and order situation in the area and instruction of Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh; take practical and effective measures to realize key tasks of ensuring traffic safety and order in the fourth quarter of 2018 and in the year of 2018, namely reduce the number of traffic accidents, deaths and injuries; periodically report result to the city’s Traffic Safety Committee, Ministry of Transport and Ha Noi People’s Committee according to the regulation.
They shall also cooperate with the Department of Construction, Department of Planning and Architecture and related units to check and assess violation of regulations on planning and urban construction, which affect traffic safety and order and cause traffic jam; make draft report of the Ha Noi People’s Committee for further submission to the National Traffic Safety Committee in November 2018. Based on traffic safety and order situation in the area and instruction of Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh, related agencies and units, People’s Committees of districts, suburban districts and town shall proactively take comprehensive measures to maintain traffic safety and order, reduce accidents and traffic jam, increase inspection and examination, and severely punish violations of traffic laws.