Gurugram Traffic Police issues fines of Rs 2.11cr in 3 months

Gurugram, April 5 (IANS): Gurugram Traffic Police issued challans amounting to Rs 2, 11, 08, 900 against 1, 30, 512 road offenders and recovered Rs 1, 42, 77,623 as penalty from January 2022 to March 2022 for various offences.

These offenses include driving upside down, parking backwards, driving while intoxicated, speeding, and going through red lights, among others.

Traffic police data reveals that in March, a total of 42,315 challans were issued against traffic violators, on which a fine of Rs 92,21,200 was also imposed.

The data further pointed out that in March alone, around 3,497 reverse driving challans and 3,399 reverse parking challans, 2,212 fines for without a helmet and other traffic violations show that motorists are not afraid of the traffic police.

Traffic police officials said it is extremely worrying that people are blatantly flouting traffic regulations, as driving in the wrong direction can lead to the death of several pedestrians and other motorists.

“To reduce traffic violence and accidents across Gurugram, we have arranged special routes and adopted multiple tactics for smooth traffic from time to time. We have set multiple checkpoints to catch traffic violators. A trial to ease traffic at Rajiv Chowk on the Delhi-Jaipur highway is underway,” Ravinder Kumar Tomar, Deputy Traffic Commissioner of Police (DCP), told IANS.

In recent months, the Gurugram traffic police have been particularly focused on offenses resulting in fatal accidents.

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