Good riders get cash reward by police in Odisha's Keonjhar district
| Sunday | 10th February, 2019
We will use the road safety fund to pay the money to the good riders,” district superintendent of police (Keonjhar) Jay Narayan Pankaj told TOI.The district police chief said the purpose of awarding good riders is aimed at sensitising people to obey road safety norms and minimise accidents.
While the cash reward for good riders in confined to Keonjhar district, regional transport officers and police across Odisha currently pay Rs 2,000 cash reward under the Good Samaritan policy to people, who shift accident victims to hospitals.“I was jittery when the police stopped me and asked me to show my driving licence and bike insurance paper.
“We thought of giving due recognition to good drivers.
BHUBANESWAR: It is a cashback opportunity for those, who were fined Rs 100 for any road rule violation under the motor vehicles (MV) act in Keonjhar district.
“We have inspectors-in-charge (IICs) of police stations to examine those criteria to choose the good rider or driver.
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