The Gautam Budh Nagar traffic police have restricted the entry of heavy and medium items vehicles, autos, e-rickshaws, passenger vehicles, tractors, bullock carts, and pulling rickshaws on key routes in Noida and Higher Noida, together with the Noida expressway from June 18. The transfer goals to streamline traffic throughout peak hours and minimise street accidents, mentioned cops with data of the event, including that this restriction, enforced below Part 31 of the 1861 Police Act, was designed to keep order on the street.
The traffic police is working a 15-day marketing campaign, “Self-discipline on Street-2,” to reduce street accidents. Inside two days of the beginning of the marketing campaign, they booked 5,260 traffic violators.
“The entry restrictions will likely be enforced from 7am to 11 am and 5pm to 10pm. Important vehicles, akin to these carrying LNG, CNG, petroleum merchandise, vehicles linked with the Meals Company of India, milk, Noida authority vehicles, and vehicles related to training departments, will likely be exempted from these restrictions,” mentioned a senior police officer.
Nonetheless, trade leaders criticised the order, asserting that the town is primarily industrial. “Noida is an industrial hub of Uttar Pradesh, not residential, so authorities ought to take selections in the trade’s curiosity,” mentioned JS Rana, chairman of the Indian Industries Affiliation.
He mentioned the police ought to suggest another route for heavy and medium vehicles earlier than implementing such measures to forestall enterprise losses.
“Banning the entry of heavy and medium vehicles runs counter to the convenience of doing enterprise,” mentioned industrialist SK Maheshwari. He instructed that the traffic police ought to as an alternative give attention to eradicating encroachments and fining vehicles parked in no-parking zones.
Deputy commissioner of police (Traffic) Preeti Yadav mentioned the choice goals to ease traffic move on the Noida-Higher Noida expressway. She cited the excessive frequency of heavy and medium items vehicles inflicting congestion on the expressway throughout peak hours. Since Delhi has already banned the entry of heavy items vehicles from 7am to 10pm, this ban successfully extends that restriction, she added.
DCP Yadav added that heavy items vehicles can be halted at 9 important factors, together with the service street on expressway zero-point, close to Sector 94, Noida to the autopsy home, the service street in the commercial space, close to Surajpur Marg service street, the border of New Ashok Nagar, the DND restrict, the Kalindi border, and the Mannequin City border in Ghaziabad.
“Sluggish motion of auto-rickshaws, Sawari Magic, tractors, bullock carts, pulling rickshaws, and e-rickshaws on either side of the primary street from Sector-14A flyover to Pari Chowk on the Noida-Higher Noida Expressway is strictly prohibited,” mentioned DCP Yadav. She added that these vehicles are barred from coming into Noida, Higher Noida expressway, Kalindi Kunj, DND Flyway, Movie Metropolis Street, and different metropolis elements.
“All heavy, medium, and passenger vehicles are prohibited from coming into from Attapir Chowk to Atta Market and Sector 38A. These vehicles can take various routes through the automobile market, and vehicles coming from Atta Market can U-turn below the Movie Metropolis flyover. The traffic police will take acceptable motion in opposition to any banned automobile noticed on restricted roads between 7am and 10pm,” mentioned a traffic official.