Srinagar Traffic Police issue 2.5 lakh e-challans in 2022
In a bid to go cashless in issuing challans, Traffic Police has almost switched to 100 percent e-challans since mid-2022.
As per the data accessed , Traffic police in Srinagar issued 2.5 lakh e-challans by December 31, 2022.
SSP Traffic Srinagar, Muzaffar Shah, said that the department issued 2,80,444 challans for various traffic violations in Srinagar till the end of 2022. He said that 2.5 lakh challans were e-challans, making the e-challan percentage around 90 percent in Srinagar.
2022’s data suggest that riding without a helmet is among one of the top traffic violations done by commuters in Srinagar, with 39,534 challans issued for the same. Traffic police has issued 29,010 challans for vehicles without High-Security Registration Plates (HSRP)
Meanwhile, Traffic police has issued 28,099 challans for disobeying traffic signals. While tightening the noose on overloading in passenger vehicles, the 19,994 challans have been issued this year. 2581 challans have been issued for triple riding in two-wheelers.