Sanghavi has announced that no fine will be levied for traffic rule violations in the state starting from October 21 to 27.
Smart city Bhubaneswar has been facing the problem of slow traffic; also, traffic holds up for quite sometime. We need to adopt more pragmatic and feasible measures to address the issues.
MLA Das was riding the bike while the Minister was pillion riding (both without helmets) when traffic police caught them near Hemkapada chhak in Balasore.
The state government has appointed retired police and defence personnel as SPOs to man highway patrolling.
A fine of Rs 7,000 will be imposed on the violators. However, it will be reduced to Rs 2,000 if the driver produces his/ her Driving License at the time of payment of the fine.
The commuters get impressed with Pratap’s style and unique approach of controlling the traffic. They don't hesitate to stop by to appreciate and thank him.
Balasore: In a bizarre incident, two police personnel including the Assistant Sub-Inspector of Saud police outpost under Bahanaga block of the district were allegedly roughed up by a couple in full public view when they stopped them at Anji Bazaar under Soro police limits during a helmet checking drive Sunday evening. The entire episode was […]
Koraput: In a shocking incident, a Plus II student of a private college here and three other students of Koraput Kendriya Vidyalaya, including two girls were killed after a tipper hit the car they were traveling in on National Highway 26 in Jeypore here on Tuesday. As per sources, the Plus II student, identified as […]
Here are two vehicles stranded on road. But interestingly, both of them have the same registration number. Surprising as it may sound and look, this drama unfolded on the streets of Bhubaneswar.
My good friend Chitta Ranjan recently landed in hospital and had a steel rod inserted into his left leg. Doctors treating him say he may never be able to drive…
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Motorists beware of traffic rules and regulations, or soon you may have to shell out hefty fines upto Rs 25,000 or even face jail term of 3 years for violation of any norms. The Centre is implementing New Motor Vehicle Act which aims to overhaul country’s transportation laws by addressing several crucial issues […]
Bhubaneswar: With the new Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act 2019 coming into force from today, people in several cities of the State had to shell out heftier fines for violating traffic rules. Not only Rs 100 or 500 but motorists had to pay penalties of at least Rs 1000 for traffic violations like driving without helmet/seat belt, […]
New Delhi: Delhi Police personnel will have to pay twice the penalty if they violate traffic rules in the national capital, according to an official order. Joint Commissioner (traffic) Meenu Choudhary on Tuesday issued an order citing the new law which states “any authority that is empowered to enforce the provision of this Act, if […]
Gurugram: Following implementation of the amended Motor Vehicles Act 2019 in the country, Gurugram traffic police issued a ‘challan’ of Rs 59,000 to a tractor trolley driver for multiple violations. The tractor driver Ram Gopal who is also a owner of the vehicle was caught by traffic police after he jumped the red light at […]
Cuttack: If there is no fear and respect for traffic laws, then it is certainly not a healthy sign. Barely a few hours after Odisha DGP BK Sharma directed to arrest drunker driving offenders, Chauliaganj police arrested a man from near Nuabazar area in Cuttack last night on charges of violating various traffic rules including […]
Bhubaneswar: The police on Tuesday launched an awareness drive on the new Motor Vehicles Act in and around Bhubaneswar offering free helmets to bare-headed two-wheeler riders and roses to the law-abiders. The move came a day after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik asked officials not to enforce provisions of the new Motor Vehicles Act aggressively for […]
Sambalpur: In what could be the heftiest fine imposed on a traffic violator, the driver and owner of a truck were slapped with fines amounting over Rs 6.53 lakh by the Sambalpur Regional Transport Office for various offences. Though the incident happened on August 10, much before the implementation of the amended Motor Vehicles Act, […]
New Delhi: Hefty fines imposed on traffic violations under the new Motor Vehicle (MV) Act has finally snowballed into a major showdown between state governments and the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MORTH). The disagreement over the fines between state government and MORTH has now reached the office of Attorney General K.K. Venugopal, […]
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 […]
New Delhi: The Ahmedabad Police have imposed a fine of Rs 9.8 lakh on the owner of a Porsche 911 supercar for driving without a number plate and valid documents. The vehicle was seized on November 27. The Traffic Police Department has mentioned the incident on its Twitter handle, saying: “During a routine checking in […]
Bhubaneswar: Beware traffic violators! You may lose your driving licence if you are caught driving vehicles under the influence of alcohol or using mobile phones. In a major development, the Supreme Court Committee on Road Safety has directed all State governments to suspend driving license of defaulters on several grounds like violating specified speed limit, […]
By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: A man was recently fined Rs.26000 after traffic police personnel and RTO officials caught his minor son driving a two-wheeler without a helmet. The father of the boy, who was intercepted at the Barang Police station square on the outskirts of the capital city, was punished as he allowed a minor […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has collected over Rs 38.67 crore as fine for violation of traffic norms under the amended Motor Vehicle (MV) Act 2019, said a Minister on Thursday. Replying to a written question of Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA Soumya Ranjan Patnaik, Transport Minister Padmanabha Behera informed the state Assembly that Rs 38.67 […]
Bhubaneswar: After the end of six-month relaxation period, stricter restrictions under the new Motor Vehicles Act began in Odisha on Sunday. As per the new rules, Rs 5000 penalty will be imposed on commuters for driving vehicles without license, Rs 10,000 and Rs 2000 will be levied for not carrying pollution certificate and insurance certificate […]
Bhubaneswar: Despite a relaxation period of six months, scores of commuters across Odisha were left red-faced after being caught flouting traffic rules under the amended Motor Vehicles Act-2019 which were re-enforced in the State from today. While some rule breakers managed to dodge the deployed traffic cops and flee spot without paying any fine, others […]