'Don't drink and drive' signages made compulsory for all bars in Goa

Excise department in Goa has ordered all licensed bars and liquor vends to display 'Don't drink and drive' signages.
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Excise department in Goa has ordered all licensed bars and liquor vends, including restaurants serving alcohol, to display 'Don't drink and drive' signages.

The circular send to excise officials stated, "All taluka excise inspectors are hereby directed to inform all liquor licence holders within their jurisdiction to display 'Don't drink and drive' board by fixing on the wall or should be painted on the wall of the licensed premises."

Sataywan Bhivshet, Assistant Commissioner of Excise, said, "The excise officers should submit compliance of the order by March 1 by ensuring that licensed liquor outlets have put up the mandatory signages."

The decision has been taken in view of the spate of road accidents. The state government has declared a crackdown on drunken driving as well as drinking alcohol in open.

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