A grace time of two extra days has been given to greater than 68,000 automobile homeowners to clear their penalties. In an order, Andhra Pradesh’s Prakasam district police stated 68,943 automobiles homeowners ought to clear their penalties or else face authorized motion. Siddhartha Kaushal, Prakasam district Superintendent of Police (SP), stated, “1.51 lakh automobiles have been levied a penalty of Rs four.6 crore for violating guidelines in 2020 up to now.”
Out of those, solely 82,832 automobiles homeowners paid the fines on-line whereas the remaining 68,943 violators are but to pay their dues amounting to Rs 2.48 crore.
“Due to this fact, the involved automobile homeowners must pay the penalty imposed on them throughout the subsequent two days both on the related Meeseva centre or on the AP On-line centre. Authorized motion might be taken in opposition to those that don’t pay,” famous an official.
Kaushal stated the state authorities has launched new legal guidelines to curb street accidents, which embrace heavy penalties for violating site visitors guidelines.
“Realising this, all motorists are required to maintain all paperwork pertaining to their automobiles, bikers are required to put on a helmet and strictly abide by the principles and never be topic to extreme fines,” he stated.
Equally, the SP additionally warned of authorized motion in opposition to encroachers on most important roads in Ongole city.
“Unlawful occupiers realise this and instantly take away their encroachments and co-operate with site visitors rules in Ongole city,” he added as this can ease site visitors congestion and lesser accidents.