Traffic Police to Launch Crackdown Against Uniform, Seatbelt Violators

JAMMU: Traffic Police is launching a crackdown from 1st January 2013 onwards against drivers of commercial vehicles plying without uniform, name plates and seatbelt. 

All the bus, minibus, taxi and autorikshaw drivers have been asked to use prescribed uniform while driving commercial vehicles or face strict action under law. “Matador/Bus drivers have especially been warned not to stop their Matadors/Buses in the middle of the road for picking the passengers in future and serve the society in a disciplined manner”, an official spokesman said.

DIG Traffic Range Jammu, Mr. Shakeel Ahmed Beig said drivers of commercial vehicles would be given 15 days time to arrange their uniform and name plates. The Traffic Police would take strict action against those who are found driving without proper uniform, name plates and seat belts. However, strict action against seatbelt violations by the drivers of private vehicles shall start from 17-12-2012 for their safety and the safety of their loved ones. 

DIG further said that we will also focus on stunt bikers who use roads and streets for performing stunts in moving Traffic. Since “Stunt biking” is a major challenge as it possess imminent and grave danger to the lives of the riders and those using the road for normal passage. 

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