Traffic Police Srinagar on Tuesday said it has geared up to tackle the traffic challenges in the City and to manage the emerging traffic issues in the summer capital by intensifying its drive against the traffic violators since last one month.
In a statement issued here, spokesperson Traffic Police Srinagar said that with the improvement in weather conditions, the economic activities across the region are gaining momentum. Likewise, arrival of tourist vehicles is also increasing at a greater pace and shifting of Darbar to Summer Capital is further contributing towards increased traffic pressure on City roads.
The spokesperson said that besides regular challaning mechanism on the roads, City Police Traffic is restoring to other novel challaning procedures like serving notices to violators through concerned police station for all the violators whose act of violations are being recorded through various CCTV cameras and other mobile cameras placed across the city. In this regard, during the month of April-2019 as many as 200 notices have been served to violators for various violations through concerned Police Stations.
Moreover special intensified drives in collaboration with local Police, Srinagar Municipality Corporation and Transport department is also being conducted to tackle the menace of road encroachment by hawkers, wrong parkings and other road violators. Likewise, to create awareness among the public especially the young generation many traffic awareness programs are being conducted in various Schools and Colleges of Srinagar.
The spokesperson said these endeavours of Traffic Police City will gain further momentum in coming days. As such general public is requested to cooperate with the Traffic Police to fight the menace of Traffic violations on the city roads so as to make the city roads not only safe but also to ensure effective traffic movements on the city road.