Ghaziabad | Jagran News Desk: District Magistrate (DM) of Ghaziabad on Saturday issued an order to all the petrol pumps in the districts that the no fuel would be given to those without helmet and seat belts.

In the statement, the DM also ordered the petrol pumps to have adequate clean drinking water and the station should have separate toilets for the females.

In a meeting attended by district official administrators, a decision was made in this regard.

Earlier, this rule was implemented in Noida after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath issued this order and asked the authorities to implement it in various districts of the state.

“To instill a sense of road safety the Uttar Pradesh chief minister recently held a meeting of DMs in Lucknow in which the instruction was passed to all DMs to implement ‘no helmet-no fuel’ policy,” said Sunil Singh, district supply officer.

“With Gautam Budh Nagar and Unnao districts among the firsts to implement the policy, it will now be implemented in Ghaziabad as well which will come into effect from Saturday midnight,” Singh added.

Singh said that apart from bikers, drivers of 4-wheelers will be denied fuel if they are found without seat belts.

Singh said that to ensure compliance, officials will randomly visit the filling stations.

Posted By: Aalok Sensharma