Articles tagged under: Traffic Police

3 held for indecent behavior on moving vehicle in Ahmedabad

April 05, 2024
3 held for indecent behavior on moving vehicle in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: The J Division traffic police on Thursday arrested two men and a transgender individual, all residents of Vatva, after a video of their indecent behavior and reckless driving went viral. In the video, the trio was dangerously riding a scooter between Hatkeshwar and Aavkar Hall Crossroads. As per the filed FIR with J Division traffic police, the viral video showcased a man driving a scooter with another man and a woman seated opposite each other, allegedly engaging in inappropriate ...Read More

No red lights from 12 noon to 4 pm at 100 traffic junctions during Summer in Ahmedabad

April 02, 2024
No red lights from 12 noon to 4 pm at 100 traffic junctions during Summer in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: Given the scorching summer heat, the traffic department has announced that the red signals at around 100 traffic junctions in the city will be inactive from 12 noon to 4 pm. This move is aimed at providing relief to commuters and will be implemented soon. According to JCP Traffic, N N Chaudhary, while the red signal will be off, yellow blinkers will be operational. Traffic personnel will be stationed at these junctions to manage traffic congestion during 12 noon to 4 pm. ORS bevera...Read More

Mobile e-challan App launched in Gujarat under One Nation One Challan

January 17, 2024
Mobile e-challan App launched in Gujarat under One Nation One Challan

Ahmedabad: A Mobile e-challan App was launched in major cities of Gujarat on Tuesday to curb traffic violations. Developed with the assistance of the National Informatics Centre (NIC), the app was launched under the One Nation One Challan project. It covers several traffic offenses, including driving without a helmet, seatbelt violations, and improper parking. Offenders can promptly pay fines through their phones or within 90 days of the e-challan issuance. Failure to pay within the stipulate...Read More

Ahmedabad woman booked for driving on wrong side, causing motorcyclist’s death

January 01, 2024
Ahmedabad woman booked for driving on wrong side, causing motorcyclist’s death

Ahmedabad: The 'N' Division Police booked a woman on Sunday for colliding with a motorcyclist while driving on the wrong side of the road, resulting in the motorist's death. Kuldeep was riding his bike near Manekbaug Society on Saturday when a car, driven by Priti Patel, struck him. Patel was driving on the wrong side, leading to the collision near bungalow number 174 of Manekbaug Society. In the accident, Kuldeep sustained severe head injuries and was rushed to a nearby hospital by the car dr...Read More

Delhi cricket lover extorted: 3 traffic cops suspended, 7 TRB Jawans expelled from duty

November 22, 2023
Delhi cricket lover extorted: 3 traffic cops suspended, 7 TRB Jawans expelled from duty

Ahmedabad: In a recent incident where traffic cops extorted money from a Delhi man who came to the city for the cricket World Cup final, three policemen have been suspended, and seven Traffic Regulation Brigade (TRB) jawans have been expelled. The city traffic police allegedly extorted Rs 20,000 from Delhi resident Kanav Manchanda and two others through a UPI transaction after finding a liquor bottle in his car near Nana Chiloda. Manchanda and his friends were en route to the Narendra Mod...Read More

Speed guns deployed at Sabarmati Riverfront against overspeeding

September 11, 2023
Speed guns deployed at Sabarmati Riverfront against overspeeding

Ahmedabad: To address the issue of speeding vehicles, the city's traffic police have started installing speed radars at crucial intersections capable of measuring vehicle speeds and issuing instant fines if drivers exceed the established limits. To kickstart this initiative, a speed radar has been placed on the eastern side of the Sabarmati Riverfront. According to an official, people engage in risky maneuvers during nighttime at some specific stretches, leading to accidents caused by excessi...Read More

One held in fake e-challan website case from Jharkhand

September 08, 2023
One held in fake e-challan website case from Jharkhand

Ahmedabad: The City Crime Branch today nabbed one accused hailing from Jharkhand who was part of a gang involved in illegally extorting e-memo fines from thousands of vehicle drivers in the name of the Ahmedabad Traffic Police. The accused had created a fake website by altering the name of a government website, deceiving people, and collecting money in the name of e-challans. Giving information about the case, ACP Bharat Patel said, "Ahmedabad Police has installed CCTV cameras under the Smart C...Read More

Police in Ahmedabad to take action against sellers of dark films for cars

August 15, 2023

Ahmedabad: The number of cars with black-tinted windows is increasing day by day in the city, with about 60 out of every 100 cars having dark-tinted windows. The owners of these cars indulge in various allegedly illegal activities, as the tinted glasses prevent clear visibility into the vehicle's interior. Although the police do file cases against such drivers, the focus is now shifting towards targeting the dealers who sell and install these dark films, in order to eradicate their usage. Chira...Read More

Traffic police will not collect fine during 21-27 October across Gujarat: Sanghavi

October 21, 2022
Traffic police will not collect fine during 21-27 October across Gujarat: Sanghavi

Surat: Minister of State for Home, Harsh Sanghavi while speaking in a function here today made announcement that the traffic police across Gujarat will not collect fine for violation of rules from citizens during 21st to 27th of October due to the festival of Diwali. "Starting from today to 12 midnight of 27 October, traffic police will not collect any type of fine across Gujarat. If any citizen is caught without a helmet or license or any other violation of traffic rules, then police would ...Read More

Gujarat High Court rejects Auto Driver’s plea to cancel the E-Memo

July 20, 2022
Gujarat High Court rejects Auto Driver’s plea to cancel the E-Memo

Ahmedabad: Gujarat High Court on Tuesday rejected a plea of an auto driver Rajveer Upadhyay who demanded the cancellation of an e-memo of Rs 300 issued by authorities for jumping the traffic signal. The Petitioner's advocate claimed that the notice issued to him under Sec 133 of Motor Vehicle Acts stipulates furnishing of information and hence the authority cannot levy a fine. He also submitted that auto Rikshaw for which a fine is imposed does not belong to him and these provisions of the...Read More