First aid training to be compulsory for commercial vehicle drivers

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Mr. Vijay Chibber, secretary, Ministry of Road Transport and Highway (MoRTH), has said that first aid training will be compulsory for Commercial vehicle drivers from July 2016 (for those who apply for new license’s as well as those who want to renew their license).

They will be trained to provide basic first aid to accident victims and help stabilize the victim till emergency services arrive. The commercial vehicle drivers see a number of road accidents every day, but cannot help due to lack of...