Port Blair, July 15: It is to inform that Traffic Branch alongwith local police has conducted special drive against Heavy Motor Vehicles from 09/07/2019 to 14/07/2019 at different locations to curb the violators of overspeeding/rash and negligent/dangerous/drunken driving and other various traffic violations in the entire Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
During the drive a total of 3318 challans were issued against the traffic violators and a fine of amount Rs. 6, 21, 400/- was recovered and 381 trucks were booked for various sections of Motor Vehicle Act, 1988 in the Port Blair area. Special emphasis was put on Heavy Motor Vehicles especially trucks and the truck drivers were challaned under various traffic violations like violation of route permit, without fitness, without insurance, dangerous driving, over speed etc.
Hence, once again the general public is hereby encouraged to follow the traffic rules and report the violations by vehicles to traffic police on Whatsapp number (9531892228) alongwith photographs, if possible.