488 challaned by Police for rash, drunken driving

Port Blair
24 Aug 2017

In view of increasing complaints of rash and drunken driving in Municipal areas, the Traffic branch conducted special drive recently by placing barricades on various traffic junctions. During the drive, around 2000 vehicles were checked by the teams of traffic police personnel and 452 vehicles were found in violation of various rules and sections of Motor Vehicle Act & Rule and they were challaned.
Moreover, during the special drive, 36 drivers/riders were booked for drunken driving under the relevant sections of MV Act, 1988. Such drive will be conducted regularly. The Traffic Police has once again cautioned the vehicle users to obey the traffic rules and regulations and the traffic signals and signs displayed at various junctions and places. Action would be taken against violation of traffic rules as per law.