PAMPORE: Traffic police booked 126 vehicles and seized 4 vehicles in Pulwama district in two days for violation of traffic rules, and recovered a fine of 19,700 from them.
The drive against the violations was led by DySP traffic Shiekh Mudasir with main focus to check the problem of overloading of passengers.
The number of vehicles challaned include 50 vehicles in Pulwama town, 26 vehicles in Pampore, 22 in Lethpora and 30 in Awantipora for overloading and violation of Motor Vehicle Act.
Sheikh Mudasir told Kashmir Reader that as a part of a drive against overloading launched by traffic police, they conducted checking in Pulwama, Pampore, Lethpora and Awantipora and challaned 126 vehicles for violation of various MVA guidelines particularly overloading without driving licences.
He said that four vehicles were also seized in Pulwama for violation of overloading and were operating without valid documents.
He told Kashmir Reader that operators were asked to refrain from overloading and drive vehicles with valid documents, particularly having license of the operators and also to adhere to the traffic rules and regulation.
“The drive against traffic violators will remain continue in future as well,” he said. “I am requesting the general public that they should keep ready their documents particularly to private vehicle owners, and the public transporters must shun the practice of overloading or face the law.”