Panchkula: The Panchkula police on Saturday have claimed of issuing 7635 traffic challans in October for various violations and offences following which 126 vehicles have been impounded under the Motor Vehicle Act. Also following these traffic challans, the police have received a total of Rs 16.38 lakh as fine related to the violations.
Panchkula Police Commissioner Dr R C Mishra told that a total of 7635 challans were issued, out of which 1106 challans were issued for without license, 257 challans for triple riding and for over speeding a total of 711 challans were issued.
Mishra also told that with the help of CCTV cameras, as many as 732 postal challans following various violations have been issued in October. Meanwhile the city police have started suspending licenses of the traffic violators who are habitual to the offences.
E-challaning is also one of the steps that have been initiated by the Panchkula police recently as the whole commissionerate is under surveillance now. The close-circuit television (CCTV) cameras which are installed in Panchkula have been functional to which the traffic cops are keeping a proper check on the offenders. Over the past few months, the traffic police have increased its presence on the roads, and have also set up checking points on major roads of the city.
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