March 17, 2009 11:41:45 pm
Just a week after the Gurgaon traffic police initiated its drive to prevent two-wheelers and other slow-moving vehicles from entering the high-speed Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway,Newsline on a visit to the Expressway on Monday found several motorcycle and scooter drivers flouting the rule.
This,when a team of senior officials from the Gurgaon Police,D S Constructions and the Additional Deputy Commissioner were inspecting encroachments on the service lane,adjacent to the carriageway.
The three men deputed by D S Constructions at each entry point were seen helplessly trying to stop violators from entering the main carriageway. We have been instructed to stop two-wheelers and other slow-moving vehicles from entering the high-speed lane. People,however,abuse us each time we try to stop them, said a guard near the Signature tower.
When asked why no traffic cops were deputed at the entry points to issue challans,DCP (traffic) Satinder Kumar said: Since we launched the drive,the number of violators have reduced. We have asked D S Constructions to depute guards,who will note the numbers of the violators and send them to police. With limited manpower,it is not possible to deploy a policeman at each entry point.
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