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ADGP Traffic, Punjab issues instructions to launch “Challan Drive”; 7 categories identified for Challans

ADGP Traffic, Punjab issues instructions to launch “Challan Drive”; 7 categories identified for Challans

Kanwar Inder Singh/ royalpatiala.in News/ September 7,2023

The State Traffic Police has decided to launch a challan drive against the traffic violators in Punjab.

As per sources, additional director general of police (ADGP), Traffic, Punjab has issued instructions to all the commissioner of police (CPs) and senior superintendents (SSPs) throughout the state to launch a special drive to challan the traffic violators drive in the state.

ADGP Traffic, Punjab has instructed the district police chiefs in a letter dated September 6,2023 to instruct the SHOs, police post in charge (chowki Incharge), traffic police in charge to challan maximum number of violators .

The ADGP has mentioned 7 categories of traffic violations to be challaned. This includes the person not wearing seat belts, drink and drive, jumping red lights, driving two wheelers without helmet, driver using phone while driving, under age driving or children below 18 years driving and for over speeding are to be challaned .

The ADGP traffic has instructed the officers to implement this in true spirits and do the maximum number of challans.

ADGP Traffic, Punjab issues instructions to launch “Challan Drive”; 7 categories identified for Challans

ADGP Traffic, Punjab issues instructions to launch “Challan Drive”; 7 categories identified for Challans, whereas Punjab police traffic wing is regularly organizing awareness seminars in different schools, colleges and other organisations to create awareness regarding the traffic rules with a motive to reduce road accidents.  Besides organising seminars the traffic police held meetings with the members of auto rickshaw unions, transporters and even commuters were informed about the major offences that are causing accidents.

While appreciating the Punjab police move, Parminder Singh, a local resident said  “The drivers should avoid over-speeding, wrong side driving drunken driving, riding without wearing a helmet and using high-beam lights, which are the reasons behind most of the accidents.”

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