Over 400 people penalised for flouting traffic norms across Noida, Greater Noida

  • | Tuesday | 24th May, 2022

Noida, May 24 (PTI) Over 400 people were penalised for flouting traffic norms across Noida and Greater Noida in a day, with the majority of violations being parking vehicles in no-parking zones and riding two-wheelers without helmets, officials said on Tuesday.The action was taken on Monday by traffic and civil police personnel as part of a concerted campaign being carried out on the instructions of Police Commissioner Alok Singh to raise awareness towards road safety, they said."The traffic police officials also ensured towing away of vehicles parked on public roads and causing encroachment. E-challans were issued to owners/drivers of 426 vehicles, including two-wheelers, which were found flouting traffic norms," a police spokesperson said."A total of 177 e-challans were issued to those parking vehicles in no-parking zones, 101 for driving two-wheelers without helmets, 72 for wrong-lane/opposite lane driving, 24 for jumping red light, and 10 for driving without seat belt," the official said.Three e-challans each were issued to vehicles with faulty number plates and those triple riding on two-wheelers, the spokesperson said.Seven e-challans were issued to owners of vehicles causing air and noise pollution, the official added.In order to comply with the guidelines given by the government regarding traffic safety, an awareness rally was taken out with students of DPS Sector-30 Noida, while some other students were taken to the Sector 108 Traffic Park and made aware of wrong lane driving, zebra crossings, and other traffic-related issues, he said. PTI KIS IJT

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