No more red beacons for Ministers and dignitaries

Posted on:19 Apr 2017 15:23:19
No more red beacons for Ministers and dignitaries
19 April 2017 Current Affairs:

The Central government has decided to abolish the use of red beacons on any vehicle other than ambulances, police vehicles and fire brigade vehicles.This will cover all dignitaries including the Prime Minister.This was announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at a press conference after the Cabinet meeting on Wednesday. The decision was conveyed by the Prime Minister to the Cabinet today, Mr. Jaitley said.The Rule 108 which says that the Centre or a State can notify categories of vehicles that can be driven with red beacons is being abolished. The Centre or any State cannot have a dignitary nominated for use of red lights from May 1.The Rule 108 (2) is being changed so that only emergency services can use blue flashing lights. There will be no exceptions to this, the Finance Minister.


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