Traffic police issue a notice to tourists, yatries and truck movements at J&K


Jammu and Kashmir Traffic Police today issued a notice to tourists, yatries and truck movements to inform them of travel schedules and travel restrictions for NH-44 during Shri Amarnathji Yatra- 2022.

According to the advisory issued by IGP Traffic Police, J&K, empty tank trucks and trucks up to 10 tires should pass through Mughal Road towards Jammu.

While trucks loaded with up to 10 tyres, including those loaded with fresh perishables, will preferentially use Mughal Road towards Jammu.

Mughal Road hours have also been increased from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., for the time being, subject to daily assessment by traffic authorities.

The notice further indicates that the movement via the NH-44, trucks with more than 10 tires must move via the national road-44. Trucks with more than 10 tires loaded with fresh perishables must reach Jakheni Naka/Qazigund Naka by 2:00 p.m. These trucks will be parked separately and will have priority when traffic is released, he said.

He said that the movement of Yatries/Tourists in Kashmir Valley other than through Yatra Convoys are advised to travel in Kashmir Valley only between 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. and should plan their journey to reach their destination within that time.

In case the Yatries/Tourists do not arrive at their destination within the given time, i.e. before 6 p.m., the security forces must stop these Yatries/Tourists for the night at the accommodation center closest indicated by the notice, adds the traffic notice.


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