20th November 10:38 PM
30,557 traffic infringement notices issued from 1st January to date
By Naveel Krishant
Thursday 17/08/2017

30,557 traffic infringement notices were issued from 1st January to date of which speeding is the highest with 18,600.

Failure to wear seatbelts amounts to 1,187, careless driving was 677, illegal operation was 477 while other running offences amounted to 8,945. 

41 road fatalities have been recorded so far this year.

National Traffic Infringements [01/01/17 - 17/08/17]

OFFENCES DRIVERS CHARGED
Speeding 18,600
Seat Belt 1,187
Careless Driving 677
Carrying Excess Passengers 217
Driving Without Licence 370
Illegal Operation 477
Driving With Expired Licence 49
Improper Use of Mobile 35
Others 8,945
TOTAL TIN SERVED 30,557
TOTAL DRUNK & DRIVE ARREST 417
TOTAL ROAD FATALITY 41

Meanwhile, there were seven road fatalities recorded during Operation Tatarovi lll which ran from June 26th to 31st July.

A total of 12,801 traffic infringement notices were issued during this period of which 6,543 were issued for speeding, failure to wear seat belts amounted to 937, careless driving was 315, illegal operation was 310, driving without drivers license was 244 while 4,198 notices were issued for other running offences.

Police Director of Traffic, Mahesh Mishra says that Operation Tatarovi lll has been extended to the end of the month.

Operation Tatarovi III Infringements [26/06/17 - 31/07/17]

OFFENCES POLICE LTA TOTAL
Speeding 6,471 72 6,543
Seat Belt 617 320 937
Careless Driving 291 24 315
Carrying Excess Passengers 95 33 128
Driving Without Licence 165 79 244
Illegal Operation 239 71 310
Driving With Expired Licence 25 9 34
Improper Use of Mobile 27 3 30
Others 2,986 1,212 4,198
TOTAL TIN SERVED 10,920 1,881 12,801
TOTAL DRUNK & DRIVE ARREST 84
TOTAL VEHICLES SEIZED 57
TOTAL ROAD FATALITY 7

Mishra says they are concerned with the attitude of the drivers.

He says drivers sharing information on messages on messenger platforms about the location of enforcement officers is also not helping.

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