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Traffic violators will face cancellation of licence – Police introduces Penalty Point System from today

Traffic Police officials can be seen roping in traffic rule violators near Exhibition Road on Wednesday in Hyderabad. (Pics. Faheem)

Hyderabad: Commuters of Hyderabad have to change their travelling style. They have to give up age old negligence and carelessness. Hyderabad Police is starting news system from today which will make driving careful. Even a slight negligence may abandon driving licence.

From today, new traffic rules have been introduced. Now, in addition to fines, defaulter points will be imposed for various traffic violations. The maximum limit of points is 12. When points reach 12, driving licence would be seized and permission to drive will be cancelled. Hyderabad City Police (City) completed the testing process. Violation of traffic points have been distributed in the following manner:

1. Sitting beside auto driver’s seat 1
2. Carrying more than the allowed passengers 2
3. Carrying more than the allowed passengers 1
4. Wrong side 2
5. More than 40km/hr speed where there is a limit 3
6. Driving in drunken condition for two wheelers 3
7. Driving in drunken condition for 4 and 6 wheelers 4
8. Driving in drunken condition for public service vehicles, cabs etc 5
9. Uncontrollable speed 3
10. Sound pollution 2
11. Not keeping documents 2
12. In road accident, if victim gets injured 2
13. In road accident, if victim dies 5

 

–Siasat News