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MotoGP race in Noida: Traffic police issues updated advisory for commuters

India's first-ever MotoGP Grand Prix will be held in Greater Noida's Buddh International Circuit for three days starting Friday.

Motorists ride past a billboard of India's maiden MotoGP displayed along a busy road on Noida.(AFP)
Published on Sep 22, 2023 01:05 PM IST

In a first, Mira-Bhayandar and Vasai-Virar to have designated public parking spaces

Traffic police and local corporations in Mira-Bhayandar and Vasai-Virar, India, have identified 300 locations that could be designated as public parking lots and no-parking zones. The move comes after years of illegal parking and a lack of designated parking spaces. A notification is expected to be issued in the next few days, with boards to be placed on the designated spots. The police will conduct awareness drives before penalising offenders.

In a first, Mira-Bhayandar and Vasai-Virar to have designated public parking spaces
Updated on Sep 22, 2023 12:32 AM IST
ByMegha Sood, Mumbai

Traffic cops’ concern with fine collection over traffic management raises commuters’ hackles

In a trend that hasn’t escaped the commuters’ attention, the traffic police on duty are found increasingly concerned with collecting fines for traffic violations as against monitoring traffic and ensuring road safety which is their primary responsibility

As many as 25 traffic policemen have been fined for delay at duty, or absenteeism and so on. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 12:20 AM IST

Advertisements to be put up on traffic booths in city

The Pune Police have installed 23 booths at Swargate, Sahakarnagar, Satara Road, Market Yard, Senapati Bapat Road, and Baner to check traffic congestion on various major and internal roads since November 2022

The booths have been under-utilised as traffic cops are found on roads regulating the traffic. (RAHUL RAUT/ HT PHOTO)
Published on Sep 21, 2023 12:15 AM IST
ByAbhay Khairnar

Your Space: BRTS failed to meet goals

While the authorities have restored a part of BRTS stretch in the city for normal traffic, partial dismantling of the infrastructure, not removing the bollards at Gunjan Theatre area, has turned the road into a blind spot. Readers suggest steps to address the issue

BRTS bus lanes have witnessed regular accidents across the city. (HT PHOTO)
Published on Sep 16, 2023 11:55 PM IST
BySiddharth Gadkari

Noida authority to install surveillance cameras worth 1.5 crore ahead of UPITS, Moto GP

According to traffic police, the cameras will help to curb violations and monitor traffic in the city during the two mega events

According to officials, the traffic police are expecting more than 100,000 visitors and around 20,000 vehicle movements daily during these events. (Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Published on Sep 12, 2023 11:07 PM IST
ByArun Singh

Gurugram: 13 checkpoints to regulate traffic for G20 Summit

Traffic police said the checkpoints will become functional on the night of September 7 and will remain active till the night of September 10

Police checkpoints on the Naurangpur-Tauru Road near Bar-Gujjar village, in Nuh on Monday. (Parveen Kumar/HT)
Updated on Sep 04, 2023 11:34 PM IST

No heavy vehicles allowed on Delhi-Gurugram Expressway on G20 dates: Police

The restriction will go into effect at the Sirhaul border after midnight on September 7 and will last until midnight on September 10

Virender Vij, deputy commissioner of police (traffic), said that, in addition to these diversionary measures, multinational companies in the city are urged to allow their employees to work remotely. (HT Archive)
Updated on Sep 02, 2023 01:52 AM IST
By, Gurugram

PMPML bus rams into JCB at Chandani Chowk after driver loses control over steering

A PMPML bus lost control of its brakes and collided with an earth moving machine on Sunday. No casualties were reported. Safety standards for PMPML are being questioned.

On August 1, as many as twenty-nine persons including eight women, sustained injuries after two buses operated by the PMPML collided head-on with each other on the Pune-Ahmednagar Road on the Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) lane. (REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 27, 2023 10:36 PM IST
ByNadeem Inamdar

Bihar: Woman constable dies by suicide in Purnea

The female constable had was posted with the traffic police two weeks ago after she was appointed on compassionate grounds following the death of her husband in 2013

Representational image.
Updated on Aug 23, 2023 03:52 PM IST
ByAditya Nath Jha

Three accidents daily on Pune roads, 530 deaths in past 18 months

City roads are witnessing three accidents daily, resulting in at least one death and two injuries, due to non-compliance with safety measures. Over the past 18 months, 530 people have died in road accidents. The increase in fatalities is attributed to the rise in vehicles after the Covid-19 lockdown, with a significant number of accidents involving two-wheelers. The traffic police and civic authorities are working together to address the issue and reduce accidents and fatalities. Pedestrian safety is also a major concern, with activists urging the Pune Municipal Corporation to improve infrastructure and ensure pedestrian rights.

Three accidents are being reported on city roads on a daily basis with at least one death and two injuries, according to the traffic police (REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE)
Updated on Aug 22, 2023 11:07 PM IST
ByNadeem Inamdar

GB Nagar traffic police takes action against stunt driving menace

In a recent incident, police arrested four men on Thursday for performing stunts atop a moving SUV in an inebriated condition in the Sector 24 locality on Wednesday night, police said

In most instances, these stunts are executed to create videos with the intention of accruing subscribers or likes on social media platforms (Representative Image)
Updated on Aug 17, 2023 11:55 PM IST
ByArun Singh

Ghaziabad traffic police to redeploy officers to 152 major points from tomorrow

This reorganisation will optimise resource utilisation and allow officers to cover a larger portion of the city, said police officers

The committee also recommended that traffic officers carry out their duties in two shifts of eight hours each every day. (Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 14, 2023 10:38 PM IST
By, Ghaziabad

Independence Day 2023: Delhi police issues traffic advisory - Check details

PM Modi is scheduled to address the nation on the occasion from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort in Delhi on the Independence Day.

Police reviewing security arrangement ahead of the Independence Day on August 15. (Representative image)
Published on Aug 13, 2023 01:29 PM IST

Suburbs or SoBo, no one is spared from share taxi/auto menace

Residents in Mumbai are complaining about the nuisance caused by share taxis in the city. They claim that drivers double park their taxis, refuse to pick up individuals in favor of share taxi passengers, and carry extra passengers in the vehicles. Complaints have been made to the traffic police, but residents believe that there is a lack of enforcement and that the authorities are not taking sufficient action. This issue is not limited to the city center, as commuters in the suburbs have also reported similar problems.

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Updated on Aug 10, 2023 12:51 AM IST

Authorities know about menace of share autos but don’t act: Students, office-goers

Both groups have said that the authorities know everything about the flouting of rules by share auto drivers but do not want to act. Helpless due to insufficient BEST buses from Kurla West, the commuters are forced to stand in long queues and are at the mercy of share auto drivers

At the exit of Bandra East station, auto rickshaws have blocked the road and footpath. Drivers stand at the end of foot over bridge, trying to coax passengers into traveling in their autos, thereby blocking the easy movement of people. (VIJAY BATE/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 12:42 AM IST

Bengaluru traffic cops issue advisory ahead of Lalbagh's famous flower show

Bengaluru traffic police issued an advisory restricting parking around the Lalbagh Botanical Garden ahead of the Independence Day flower show.

Officials are expecting over 10 lakh tourists to visit the flower show, among other dignitaries.(Alamy)
Published on Aug 04, 2023 12:51 PM IST

Vehicular traffic coming from bus stand diverted to Kochar market in Ludhiana

As an alternative route, commuters are now advised to take a turn towards the Kochar market stretch.

Vehicular traffic coming from bus stand diverted to Kochar market in Ludhiana. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 02, 2023 11:38 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

Youth kills himself, blames traffic police in suicide note

A 23-year-old man in Thane, India, killed himself after being apprehended by traffic police for drink-driving and being asked to appear in court. In a suicide note, he blamed the police for his extreme act, claiming that their insistence on court proceedings would ruin his career.

HT Image
Updated on Jul 30, 2023 12:48 AM IST

Drive against illegal parking in Lucknow brings more biz for parking lots

As many as 43 vehicles towed away by traffic police from Hazratganj and its adjoining areas; over 200 vehicles fined and ₹47,100 collected during the day, say police

Vehicles parked in no parking zone. (File Photo)
Updated on Jul 28, 2023 11:55 PM IST

Potholes on Sion-Panvel highway yet to be repaired, commuters bear the brunt

The engineer claimed that the traffic police did not allow them to undertake repair work as it would lead to traffic congestion on the stretch. But surprisingly, the ground situation is no different now as the road sees extreme traffic congestion often stretching over a kilometre

The pothole-affected area includes Uran Phata junction, approach road to Jui Nagar flyover, approach road to Sanpada flyover, road towards Vashi toll Naka. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 28, 2023 12:51 AM IST

Watch: Delhi traffic cop suspended over fining Korean man 5,000 without receipt

In the widely circulated video, the constable named Mahesh Chand, can be seen taking ₹5,000 in cash from Korean man but did not give any receipt.

After the video made the headlines, the Delhi Traffic Police suspended and set up an inquiry into the matter.(YouTube)
Published on Jul 24, 2023 11:48 AM IST

Lucknow traffic police to tow illegally parked vehicles from today

The traffic police unit has declared 11 main roads of the city as no parking zones. Joint Commissioner of Police (law and order), Upendra Aggarwal, has confirmed that action against wrongly-parked vehicles would be taken from Monday.

The traffic police unit will use cranes to lift illegally parked vehicles along the road. (HT File)
Updated on Jul 24, 2023 12:54 AM IST

Wagner fighter on mutiny against Putin: ‘Agreed to leave each other alone…’

Much like the Russian troops, the Wagner junior commander and his troop had no idea about the operation they were part of.

Membes of the Wagner Group military company sit atop of a tank on a street in Rostov-on-Don. (AP)
Published on Jul 23, 2023 12:50 PM IST

Spat between Panjab University students, traffic cops over challan

According to students, the incident took place around 5 pm when two traffic cops, present near Gate Number 3, stopped a car as its occupants were not wearing seatbelts; the students claimed that an argument started when one of the officials snatched a girl student’s mobile phone and misbehaved with them

The cops were even accused of snatching and breaking the mobile phone of one of the onlookers at Panjab University. (File photo)
Updated on Jul 22, 2023 01:27 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Bengaluru police issues traffic advisory in view of opposition meet

Bengaluru traffic police issue traffic advisory and restrictions due to the gathering of opposition leaders for a brainstorming session on upcoming elections.

Bengaluru traffic police listed routes that were restricted today in view of the opposition meeting. (PTI)
Published on Jul 18, 2023 10:18 AM IST

Delhi police allow traffic on some roads as Yamuna level recedes. Details here

Special commissioner of police (traffic) SS Yadav said 5,000 personnel were deployed in the affected areas of Delhi to keep traffic moving and help commuters

The Delhi Traffic Police said the decision was taken in view of the receding water level of the Yamuna (Twitter/dtptraffic)
Updated on Jul 15, 2023 12:32 PM IST

Driving on wrong carriageway an issue that plagues Delhi-NCR

The deaths of six people in Ghaziabad due to motorists traveling on the wrong side of the road has prompted action from traffic police in Delhi and the NCR

Motorists seen driving/riding on the wrong side of the roads in Delhi, Gurugram and Noida on Wednesday. (Parveen Kumar/ HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 13, 2023 03:57 AM IST

From Wazirabad to Vikas Marg — Ring Road: Delhi’s key roads affected as Yamuna swells

The Delhi Traffic Police said that one carriageway of Bhairon Marg going towards the Ring Road from Mathura Road was closed after one portion of the railway underpass started filling with water

People from low-lying areas around the Yamuna river carry their belongings while relocating to a safer place near Mayur Vihar Phase-1, in New Delhi on Wednesday. (Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 13, 2023 12:02 AM IST

Repair work in Ludhiana: Bharat Nagar Chowk to be closed for traffic

As per the plan, the routes closed include the Railway Station Ludhiana to Bharat Nagar Chowk and the Durga Mata Mandir Jagraon bridge to Bharat Nagar Chowk

City's busiest intersection Bharat Nagar Chowk will be closed for traffic from Thursday onwards in Ludhiana (Manish/HT)
Updated on Jul 13, 2023 12:02 AM IST
By, Ludhiana
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