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Gurugram traffic police to spread awareness on new Motor Vehicles act

Gurugram traffic police to spread awareness on new Motor Vehicles act

Gurugram: In news for levying heavy fines, the Gurugram tarffic police will now also hold awareness making commuters know about the high amounts if caught breaking traffic rules.

However as expected the law enforcement officials will not suspend it operations of levying fines on the traffic offenders.

The senior officials however confirmed that over 150 machines that are used for the challans will be sent for the upgradation.

The Gurugram police have been on proactive in levying fines on the traffic offenders ever since the new motor vehicles has been set in from September 1. On day one most of the fines that were levied were on the offenders who were not wearing the seat belts and helmets.

]One of the major challenges however being faced by the law enforcement officials is the lack of upgradation of the software that is resulting in the delay in the process of levy of fines.

"Our officials are on the ground to ensure that there are no violations that are committed. One of the major challenges faced by our officials is the lack of upgraded software that is delaying the process of levying the fines in certain cases," said a senior official from Gurugram police.

Ever since the new motor vehicle act has come in more than 2000 vehicles have been resulting in more than Rs 12 lakh in just three days.

If incidents of auto driver being levied a fine of Rs 32,500 and two scooty driver being Rs 23,000 and 24,000 was not enough, On Wednesday a trolley driver in Gurugram was fined Rs 59,000.

these new fines are a result of amendments made to the 1988 Motor Vehicles Act. The amendments were cleared by Parliament earlier this year and significantly increased fines imposed for flouting traffic rules.

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