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Chandigarh: Traffic rules thrown to the winds, data of violators released

Written by  Dinkle Popli -- December 29th 2022 10:14 AM -- Updated: December 29th 2022 10:22 AM
Chandigarh: Traffic rules thrown to the winds, data of violators released

Chandigarh: Traffic rules thrown to the winds, data of violators released

Chandigarh: Despite strictness in City Beautiful, people do not seem to care much about traffic rules. The data released by the Chandigarh Traffic Police reveals that even in the UT, people are not very aware of the traffic rules.

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After the hi-tech cameras installed by the administration to strictly enforce traffic rules, the number of challans for violating traffic rules in City Beautiful has more than doubled compared to 2021. Chandigarh Traffic Police issued 586966 traffic challans in 2022 while 232319 challans were issued in 2021. This year the highest number of challans have been for overspeeding. Whose number is 184166 and on the contrary, in 2021 this figure was only 64132. 

175649 challans have been issued for jumping red light while 4097 challans were issued for violating red light in 2021. Apart from this, many challans have been issued for no helmet, wrong parking, use of mobile while driving, dangerous driving on cycle track and violation of zebra crossing.


- PTC NEWS

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