Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Online E- Challan For Traffic Fine
If you don"t see traffic police on the road, don"t try to break the signal as violators shall be caught on camera as part of the E-Challan procedure which will be soon made mandatory by the Maharashtra Government.
After a successful trial in Thane and Navi Mumbai, the scheme will be rolled out in the entire state from June, I T Principal Secretary Rajesh Agrawal said.
CCTV surveillance system is set up at traffic signals and the cameras are linked to the main control room.
"If traffic rules are violated, the pictures are captured on the camera. Based on the pictures, a letter seeking penalty for traffic norms violation is sent to the concerned person. The letter comprises the details of the violation. An E-Challan is sent to the violator. If he fails to deposit the fine amount, the traffic police can move the court against the concerned person.
So far, 500 people have been caught on camera violating traffic rules,"