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Sunday, May 29, 2016

Drive from Monday to curb traffic violations

PANAJI: In a bid to ensure road safety, Goa police will undertake another comprehensive drive against traffic violators.
A 17-day comprehensive drive, which commences from May 30 will concentrate largely on traffic offences such as rash and negligent driving, dazzling lights, driving without proper lights, carrying excess pillion riders, improper number plates and tinted glasses. Apart from this, people will also be booked for other type of traffic violations, police has said.
The special drive against traffic violators will commence from May 30 and conclude on June 15.
According to information, the drive will be organised on the major roads and in the vicinity of police stations jointly by the concerned police stations and the traffic cells.
Superintendent of Police (SP) Bosco George, who is holding the additional charge of Traffic, in a note issued has instructed police stations and traffic cells to organise the special drive at least for 3-4 hours every day. The in-charges of police stations and the in-charges of traffic cells have been directed to utilise maximum strength from their resources to book cases.
Last month, a similar drive was conducted from April 15 to April 30 wherein a total of 56,297 cases were booked. Out of this, 45,636 violators were booked for not wearing helmet, 285 for driving without licence and 324 persons were booked for driving/riding under the influence of alcohol. Around 10,052 cases involved other traffic offences.

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