Challaning goes hi-tech: CCTV footage on traffic violations will nail people
Srinagar: The traffic department has serving noticing to traffic violators through their concerned police stations after CCTV footage captures any traffic violations committed by them.
The department has served 200 notices in April their year for such violations through the “novel” challaning procedure.
A spokesman of the traffic police said that Srinagar city in coming days is expected to experience heavy rush of traffic on the roads because of Darbar Move, weather improvement, gaining momentum in economic activity, reopening of schools and arrival of tourists.
“Therefore Traffic Police City Srinagar has geared up to tackle the traffic challenges in the City. To manage the emerging traffic issues in the City, Traffic Police City Srinagar has intensified its drive against the Traffic violators since last one month,” a spokesman of the department said.
Besides, the regular challaning mechanism on the roads, City Police Traffic is restoring to other novel challanning procedures like serving notices to violators through concerned P/S for all the violators whose act of violations are being recorded through various CCTV Camera’s and other mobile cameras placed across the City.
In this regard, during the month of April-2019 as many as 200 notices have been served to violators for various violations through concerned Police Stations.
Moreover, special intensified drives in collaboration with local Police, Srinagar Municipality Corporation and Transport department is also being conducted to tackle the menace of road encroachment by hawkers, wrong parkings and other road violators. Likewise to create awareness among the public especially the young generation many traffic awareness programmes are being conducted in various Schools and Colleges of Srinagar.
These endeavour of Traffic Police City will gain further momentum in coming days. As such general public is requested to cooperate with Traffic Police to fight the menace of Traffic violations on the city roads, the spokesman added.