Special drive against rash, drunken driving

Port Blair
8 Aug 2017

The traffic branch of A&N Police conducted special drive on rash and drunken driving in Municipal area recently by placing barricades on various traffic junctions. During the drive, around 2500 vehicles were checked by the teams of Traffic Police Personnel of which 850 were found in violation of various rules and sanctions of Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 and were challaned on the spot. An amount of Rs. 1,14,800 was realized as fine. During the special drive, 35 drivers/riders were booked for driving/riding of their vehicles under the influence of alcohol . Such drive will be conducted regularly. The Traffic Police has again cautioned the vehicle users to obey the traffic rules and regulations and the traffic signals and signs displayed at various junctions and places. Actions would be taken against violations of traffic rules as per law.