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Mumbai Traffic Police


Mumbai: Traffic to be diverted for religious procession today

September 10, 2019 1:31 am

BEST buses and trucks will not be allowed to head north on the Lalbaug Bridge, while no such restrictions will be placed on southward movement for heavy vehicles. Instead, heavy vehicles heading north will also be diverted to P D’Mello Road.

Mumbai traffic constable ‘run over by truck’

August 08, 2019 8:24 am

The police said that the incident took place when deceased, Sanjiv Patil, was on his way to manage an unruly traffic situation near the Ambernath police station around 9.15 pm on Tuesday.

699 abandoned vehicles taken off roads between Oct and Dec 2018: Traffic police

February 06, 2019 2:12 am

On September 21, 2018, a bench of Justices Abhay Oka and Ajay Gadkari stated that an affidavit by Joint Commissioner of Police (traffic) Amitesh Kumar made a “mockery of the state of affairs”.

Over 50% pedestrians died in road accidents in Mumbai last year: Study

December 23, 2018 2:28 am

"Pedestrians can be protected by road-design features like useable sidewalks, raised crossings, and shortened crossing distances. Road behaviours like speed and drunk driving need to be kept in check,” reads the study.

Mumbai traffic cop suspended for ‘disobeying’ seniors

October 30, 2018 4:46 am

On October 3, Ghughe was deputed to take cognizance against guilty bus drivers. However, the constable charged only five drivers out of 14 who had parked illegally.

Notes from the Suburbs: RTO campaign teaches students to ride bike with road sense

August 02, 2018 4:06 am

“There is a rise in number of accidents caused by youngsters overspeeding and breaking traffic rules. If we manage to solve that problem, roads will become safer for everyone,” said Sanjay Sasane, deputy Regional Traffic Officer.

Bus only lanes, odd-even parking to check traffic chaos in south Mumbai

June 21, 2018 2:24 am

Mumbai traffic police in its affidavit submitted that a meeting was held with 80 stakeholders including various associations of taximen, tempo union, and retail traders.

Mumbai: Actor Kunal Khemu fined for riding bike without helmet

March 22, 2018 3:32 am

The Mumbai Police tweeted saying: “@kunalkemmu You love bikes, we love every citizen’s safety. And we wish a regret could avert mishaps! Hope next time the realisation won’t be an afterthought! An e-challan has been dispatched.”

Mumbai traffic cops tow away car with woman breastfeeding her baby inside, inquiry ordered

November 11, 2017 10:30 pm

The two constables have been reportedly suspended by the traffic police as the incident garnered criticism from political fraternity in the state. 

14 gaps on 6-km stretch: Mumbai traffic cops install temporary bollards on LT Marg to prevent jaywalking

May 17, 2016 3:04 am

Several streets and junctions across the city have been identified by the traffic department, where frequent incidents of ‘casual walking’ take place.