The Odisha government on Friday issued a stern warning to the people of State not to violate the compulsory helmet-wearing guideline at all, or else face harsh penalties.
While conducting a ground assessment of the traffic scenario in Bhubaneswar on Friday, new DCP Traffic of Bhubaneswar-Cuttack (Twin city) S Sushree found the left freeways at most of the signals blocked.
In a bizarre incident, a traffic violator drove off with a traffic cop on its bonnet in Mumbai to evade penalty. The incident was recorded on mobile of bystanders Mumbai’s Andheri area. The traffic constable wanted to stop the car that violated traffic rules.
Bhubaneswar: With around 2397 bikers dying due to critical head injuries due to helmetless driving in 2019 as per a report, Odisha government has asked authorities to tighten the noose around traffic violators by implementing zero-tolerance policy in road safety guidelines. Chairing a high-level meeting, Chief Secretary Suresh Mohapatra on Monday directed top police officers […]
Cuttack: As strict enforcement of on-road traffic regulations resumed today despite extension of relaxation of new Motor Vehicles Act in Odisha by three more months, a man in Cuttack had to pay a penalty of Rs 6,000 after his minor son reportedly violated multiple traffic rules while driving his motorcycle. According to sources, the minor […]
Bhubaneswar: Even as Odisha government has extended the relaxation window for traffic enforcement by three more months to facilitate people obtain necessary motor-vehicle related documents, the State Transport Authority (STA) has made it clear that imposition of heavy fines on violators of traffic rules will continue across all districts in Odisha. While asserting that checking […]
Bhubaneswar: Following the relaxation of the new Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act in the State till December 2019, the State Government has been envisaging its best to ensure that citizens are getting all possible facilities to acquire required documents before the new traffic norms once again come into force in Odisha. Keeping this in view, the […]
Bhubaneswar: A reality check post implementation of Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act in Odisha has revealed quite surprising pictures. Even as the common man continues to grapple with the hassles to become more law-abiding, the lawmakers themselves have been found flouting the laws. The new motor vehicle amendment act came as a shocker for the common […]
Bhubaneswar: Amid brewing public discontent over alleged traffic police leniency towards government officials, former Bhubaneswar Mayor and sitting MLA Ananta Narayan Jena was fined by cops today for violating rules under the new Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act 2019 which came into effect from September 1. Jena, who is an MLA from Bhubaneswar-Central constituency was fined […]
Mumbai: Actor Akshay Kumar has urged people to maintain road safety and follow traffic rules. The brand ambassador of the Indian government’s Road Safety Campaign, Akshay on Tuesday along with Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari launched a Public Service Announcement (PSA) about road awareness. The “Airlift” star on Twitter said he immediately […]