The Noida Traffic police’s 15-day crackdown on unsuitable facet driving and on-road parking got here to an finish on Friday with almost ₹ 5 lakh in fines collected and 58,685 fines issued, officers mentioned on Sunday. The marketing campaign, referred to as ‘Self-discipline on Highway-1’, ran from April 28 to Might 12.
“Through the drive, 7,792 automobiles have been fined for driving on the unsuitable facet, 14,430 for parking in no-parking zones, and 1,128 automobiles have been eliminated utilizing cranes as they have been inflicting obstructions in traffic motion,” mentioned Anil Yadav, deputy commissioner of police (Traffic), including that the drive had helped to scale back the variety of traffic violations.
Yadav mentioned that unauthorized parking of buses engaged by faculties and personal firms, vehicles, and vehicles on essential roads, essential markets, and roads throughout the sector, in addition to unsuitable facet driving, have been main obstacles to the sleek circulation of traffic in Gautam Budh Nagar. “This 15-day drive was initiated to give attention to unsuitable facet driving and parking of automobiles in no-parking zones. Traffic police officers, in addition to native law enforcement officials, ensured the enforcement of traffic guidelines and imposed fines on violators,” Yadav mentioned.
Yadav added that additional editions of the drive can be carried out as and when essential. Along with unsuitable facet driving and no parking, 35,974 fines have been issued for different traffic violations throughout the 15-day interval.
“Moreover, 996 automobiles have been seized, and 5 FIRs have been filed towards repeat offenders,” he mentioned including that the fines worth ₹4,91,600 have been collected throughout the marketing campaign.