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Chandigarh: With road accidents on rise, child safety in focus, UT traffic police to initiate awareness drive

In March 2017, two-year-old Ekam, who was on his grandfather Balak Ram’s lap in the front seat of a car, died after the vehicle rammed into a road divider between Sector 16/17, Chandigarh. Ekam succumbed to head wounds at PGI.

Chandigarh Traffic Police’s diversion plan run over by chaos on Day 1

The diversions introduced in the morning from 9 to 11 had to be withdrawn by 10.45 am due to utter chaos on the Madhya Marg. Police made another attempt in the evening from 5 to 7, but again failed and the diversions were withdrawn by 6.15 pm.


Chandigarh: Traffic cops recommend suspension of licence online in place of manual practice

So far, Chandigarh Traffic Police has recommended 3,783 driving licences for suspension to different RLAs but received the feedback about the suspension of challans for 1,257 driving licences between January 1 and May 25 this year.

300 four-wheeler owners challaned for installing bull bars in Chandigarh

"A few heavy load vehicles, including Tata 407, mini trucks, were also among the challaned vehicles. Crash guards on the rear are accepted but installing bull bars on the front side is an offence,” said traffic police sources.

Awareness, checking drive against car crash guards in city soon

After the awareness campaign to sensitise the motorists and sellers about the ban, the Chandigarh traffic police will start a drive to penalise the violators.

New addition to the armour of UT Traffic Police personnel: Body-worn cameras

A total of 104 such cameras have been distributed among 88 head constables, sub-inspectors and 16 inspector-rank officers.


Drunken driving: 21 convicts furnish bonds of Rs 20,000 each, released on bail

One offender failed to furnish bail bond and was thus not released. The remaining 11 offenders, who pleaded guilty, are exploring legal remedies to get out of the jail.

City’s first police station crumbling, cops fear portions may collapse

THE CITY’S first and the oldest police station “Chandigarh” dating back to the era of Britishers has started crumbling. Renamed as Traffic Police Station in 1994, the police station on Surajpur Road near the Chandimandir toll plaza, now has the look of a ‘haunted’ building. Constructed hundreds of years ago, the police station was named […]

UT department doesn’t have means to keep tab on web-based taxis

Transport Secretary Bhawna Garg held a meeting with the traffic police officials on Monday and sought their intervention.

Chandigarh traffic cop ‘accepts’ bribe of Rs 1,000, loses award of Rs 2,000

A trap was laid and the accused was arrested from the Kisan Bhawan Chowk on Tuesday morning.