|377 vehicles challaned, fine of Rs 1,23,000 realised: SP Rural Kaith|
Early Times Report
JAMMU, Sept 17: Traffic Police Rural Jammu under the supervision of Mohan Lal Kaith, Sr. Superintendent of Police Traffic Rural Jammu along with others launched a joint special drive against goods carrier, without crash helmets and other visible offences.
During the special drive, 377 vehicles were challaned and fine of Rs. 1, 23,000/- has been realized from the violators. Besides, a number of vehicles have been booked under various visible offences like driving without DL, Use of Mobile Phone while driving, without crash helmet, overloading, triple riding, over speeding etc. in which innocent human lives are directly involved.
Moreover, all the field officers have been directed for having zero tolerance for the violators indulging in without wearing crash helmet, rash driving, without seat belt, overloading as well as other visible offences.
SP Traffic Rural, Jammu also reiterated that surprise check/special drives on traffic violation will continue on the roads if violation will not minimize, the strict punitive measure shall be taken in order to save the lives of general masses. However, overloading trucks of carrying 2 tones, 4 tones, 8 tones and 10 tons extra beyond their capacity were given court Challans as per new amended MV Act. He also requested the general public that they should not allow their minor children to drive any vehicle as this can lead to imprisonment which may extend for three years and fine of Rs. 25000/- to the owner of the vehicle as per the amended MV Act.
Moreover, he stressed upon the violators to keep all the documents of their respective vehicles along with and get the same check at Traffic checking point/nakas. He requested the owners of the vehicles, transporters and agents to extend their full co-operation to the traffic cops, so that a proper check over the violators is maintained.