|Early Times Report|
JAMMU, Sept 21: In order to curb the menace of traffic violations, Traffic Police Rural Jammu under the supervision of Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Traffic Rural Jammu Mohan Lal Kaith along with other subordinate officers launched a joint special drive today against Heavy Goods Carriers, without crash helmets and other visible offences. During the special drive, 227 vehicles were challaned, which include 141 Compound and 186 Court Challans and fine to the tune of Rs 87000 was realized from the violators.
During special drive, 7 Mini Buses, 9 Motor cycles and 11 Heavy Goods Carriers, who were found carrying extra weight beyond prescribed capacity while weighing were seized and handed over to the concerned Police Stations.
Speaking on the occasion SSP Traffic Rural Jammu, Mohan Lal Kaith said that a number of vehicles have been booked under various visible offences like driving without Driving Licences, Use of Mobile Phone while driving, without crash helmet, overloading, triple riding, over speeding 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.
SSP Kaith also requested the general public that they should not allow their minor children to drive any vehicle as this can lead to an 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 and get the same checked at Traffic checking point/nakas.