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Not just MV Act, speeding or driving rashly can attract charges under IPC as well. Here is why

This is because "there is no conflict between the provisions of the IPC and the MV Act", and "both the statutes operate in entirely different spheres", the Supreme Court said on Monday.

Chandigarh: Day after new fines, confusion prevails

A traffic cop said, “There are a few categories, including driving without licence, driving while using mobile phones, in which the penalty was enhanced from Rs 1,000 to Rs 5,000. We are confused how much to slap fine on the violators.”


Chandigarh traffic police website hacked, link offers plumbing, drain-cleaning services

As the matter came to the notice of senior officers, the link was removed from the ‘services rendered’ option of the police’s website.

Bengaluru: Police conduct surprise raids on pubs, register 1,169 drunken driving cases

Bengaluru City Police Commissioner Alok Kumar inspected pubs and bars operating on Commercial Street and Church Street on Sunday night and later paid surprise visits to different police stations in the Central Business District area.

Take 5: ‘People stuck in jams get frustrated... a majority of IT sector follows our advisories’

Since a four-hour-long traffic jam on June 21 following a spell of heavy rain in the IT corridor in Cyberabad area of Hyderabad, the Cyberabad Traffic Police has started issuing advisories to office-goers, primarily in the IT field, to either leave work an hour before peak traffic or leave later if rain is anticipated.

Violating traffic rules in UP? Now pay double the fine

The state cabinet at its meeting, also pegged the penalty for driving without licence at Rs 1,000, double the amount charged earlier.


Pune traffic cop dragged for 2 km as he clutches to window of mini-truck

The incident took place on Saturday evening at Markal Chowk, where 49-year-old assistant sub-inspector Shrikrushna Mhetre, posted with the Dighi traffic division, was on duty.

‘Increasing 2-wheeler riders, opposition to helmet law major challenges before police’

Ranjit Gadgil, who heads Parisar, tells The Indian Express about difficulties the police are likely to face in imposing the helmet law.

Chandigarh: Traffic police to recommend all-day automatic traffic control system

Between January 1 and September 10 this year, these two junctions accounted for eight fatal and 16 non-fatal accidents. All the cases relating to these accidents are registered at the Sector 49 police station.

HC to police: Traffic drive commendable, must maintain tempo

The report states that from July 11 to July 22, nearly Rs 60 lakh was collected from commuters for “illegal parking” on the spot while 6,546 e-challans were issued.

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Doctor by profession, traffic man by choice

8 years ago after he witnessed an ambulance ferrying a critical patient to a hospital got stuck in the middle of a traffic jam, Dr Krishna Yadav decided to be a traffic man.