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Tag: Traffic Violators

Ingenious Rope Trick: Spooked by challans, auto rickshaw driver in Odisha uses rope as seat belt

Koraput: At a time when hefty fines are being imposed on traffic violators under the new Motor Vehicles Act-2019, the fear of such penalties is manifesting itself in ways very hard to comprehend. In one such incident, an auto rickshaw driver in Jeypore area of Koraput district named Anil Mishra was spotted using ropes as […]

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MV Act In Odisha: Dare You Violate Traffic Rules, There You Pay Hefty Fines

Bhubaneswar: With the government remaining inflexible on ‘Follow Traffic Rules Or Pay The Price’, the re-enforcement of amended Motor Vehicles Act in Odisha certainly seems to have thrown the motorists into a tizzy. Needless to say, their biggest fear has come back to haunt them in the form of hefty penalty. After the traffic restrictions […]

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 […]

New MV Act: Odisha Collects Traffic Penalty Worth Over Rs 1 Crore In Two Months

Bhubaneswar: A whopping Rs 1,05,34,760 was collected as penalty from people for violating various traffic norms between September 1 and November 1 since the implementation of amended Motor Vehicle Act, State commerce and transport minister Padmanabha Behera informed the Odisha Assembly on Thursday. Replying to a question raised by BJP MLA Mohan Charan Majhi, Behera […]

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, […]

Odisha introduces e-Challan to penalise traffic rule violators

Bhubaneswar: Traffic violators beware as the Transport department has launched the e-challan project, which was inaugurated in Bhubaneswar today. The e-challan project is an upgrade from the manual vehicle report (VCR) to electronic form wherein penalty for traffic violations will be processed online. Transport Minister Nursingha Sahu informed that e-challan devices will come handy as […]

CCTV installed in Balasore town

Balasore: Taking note of rising incidence of criminal activities and road accidents in Balasore town, the district police today installed CCTV cameras to keep tabs on anti-social elements and traffic violators. Inaugurating CCTV surveillance system, Balasore SP Niti Sekhar said in the first phase four CCTV cameras have been installed at Phandi Chhak. “We have […]