Traffic Violators

  • Goa: MLAs to be fined for violating traffic rule April 8, 2013

    Panaji: Nine legislators who violated traffic rules last week and rode to the State Legislative Assembly complex in Panaji without wearing helmet, will be issued challans, a senior official said on Monday. Transport Director Arun Desai said the Enforcement wing of the transport department has already procured the documents...
  • Bangalore: Traffice police put cardboard cutouts of officers to keep check on violations March 27, 2013

    Traffic police in Bangalore have devised a new method of keeping traffic violations in check. The police have mounted cardboard cutouts of police officers around the city to deter violations. ...
  • Delhi Police to crackdown on drunk Holi revellers March 24, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Sunday announced it would take tough action this Holi against traffic violators, particularly those caught drinking and driving. "Police have made elaborate traffic arrangements to ensure safety of motorists on roads and check incidents of drunken driving, over-speeding, triple-riding on motorcycles, riding without helmet and...
  • Chennai: No checks on road during peak hours to ensure smooth traffic November 22, 2012

    Chennai: In Chennai, the traffic police will no longer be conducting random checks during peak traffic hours in an attempt to ensure smooth flow of traffic in the city. “This is the best way to ensure smooth traffic. We are trying to help people reach their destinations soon without getting caught...
  • Overspeeding in Delhi may land you in jail March 20, 2012

    New Delhi: After a series of fatal accidents due to overspeeding in the city, Delhi Police is now mulling ways to jail those who drive their vehicles above the prescribed speed limit. "We will propose that those who drive at speeds which are excessive should be detained and their driving licences...
  • Now cough up more for traffic violations March 1, 2012

    New Delhi: The Cabinet on Thursday approved amendments to the Motor Vehicle Act, increasing steeply the fine to be paid for traffic rules violations. According to sources, a meeting of the Cabinet held on Thursday has approved the amendments to the Act for harsher punishments for offences like drunken driving...
  • ATMs to the 'rescue' of traffic offenders October 28, 2011

    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The police are meant to serve and protect, though the public notion seems to be just the contrary. However, in a bid to bring the department closer to the public, the law enforcers have decided to adopt an unconventional technique, of saving the honour of wrongdoers. The City Police are...