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Tag: Traffic Violation

Odisha’s Dancing Cop Winning Hearts, Steps Ahead To Aware Traffic Violators
Odisha’s Dancing Cop Winning Hearts, Steps Ahead To Aware Traffic Violators

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.

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Two Vehicles With Same Number Come Face To Face On Bhubaneswar Road- This Happened Next

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.

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Focusing Only On Helmetless Driving Won’t Check Road Fatalities

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…

Re-enforcement of MV Act in Odisha exposes habitual offenders again

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 […]

Strict Enforcement Of MV Act Begins In Odisha After End Of Relaxation Period

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 […]

Odisha Govt Collects Rs 38.67 Cr Fine Under New MV Act

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 […]

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Column: Take Violators To Task

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 […]

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Penalty Becomes Heftier: Driving Licence To Be Suspended For Traffic Violations

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, […]

Porsche Owner Slapped Rs 9.8 Lakh Fine In Ahmedabad

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 […]

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Now Hefty Penalty With Interest For On-Road Traffic Violations In Odisha

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 […]

Centre-State Showdown Over Hefty Traffic Fines, Matter Reaches The Desk Of Attorney General

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, […]

Truck Owner Fined Rs 6.53 Lakh! Wait, It's Not Under New MV Act

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, […]

Free Helmets To Offenders, Roses For Law-Abiding Persons

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 […]

No Mercy For Drunken Driving: Biker Arrested In Cuttack

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 […]

Rs 59,000 Challan For Traffic Violation In Gurugram

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 […]

Delhi Police personnel will have to pay twice penalty for traffic violation

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 […]

People Shell Out Hefty Fines In Odisha As New Motor Vehicles Act Comes Into Force

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, […]

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New Motor Vehicle Rules: Fine Upto Rs 25,000 & 3 Years Jail

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 […]

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Cops manhandled by couple during helmet checking in Balasore

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 […]

2 KV girls, 2 brothers killed in car accident

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 […]