Hyderabad: In Hyderabad city as strict rules followed by the City Traffic Police and City Police. Continuously who involved as traffic violators which has been resulted in a permanent ban on driving for 16 persons in the city.
Whereas two more persons were handed over a similar punishment in November last year, which was the first time that such permanent bans were imposed on individuals from driving.
According to Telangana Today article, This ban made on 16 persons late last week was only the second time after the procedure of permanent cancellation of licences came into effect.
The ban was noticeable by the Third and Fourth Metropolitan Magistrate Court on January 20. “The offenders were found involved in more than three cases. Based on their conduct, they were banned from driving vehicles for life,” said V Ravinder, Joint Commissioner of Police, Traffic.
Previously in November last year, the two person’s driving licences were cancelled permanently and they were sent to jail. Along with them, the licences of 16 persons were suspended for periods varying from six months to one year as well.
V Ravinder added, “From January 1 to 19, as many as 287 persons were caught on charges of drunk driving. Among them, 14 were imprisoned for non-payment of challans, while the licences of 16 were cancelled permanently, and those of 58 suspended. Persons caught and convicted in drunk driving cases would face difficulties while applying for government jobs and face problems in obtaining passport and visa clearance as well, Joint Commissioner of Police, Traffic said.
“Despite attending several counselling sessions at Traffic Training Institutes, some persons are repeating traffic violations,” he said, adding that the department would not spare such repeat lawbreakers with strict action to be taken against them.