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Traffic Violators will receive e challans in 15 days

Traffic Violators will receive e challans in 15 days

In a bid to use technology to act against those violating traffic rules, the Union ministry of road transport and Highway on Thursday issued a notification amending the Central Motor Vehicles Rule 1989 for what it called

"Electronic Monitoring and Enforcement of Road Safety."

As the name suggests, under these rules, "electronic enforcement devices" will be used for issuing challans,Traffic Violators will receive e-challans.

The "electronic enforcement devices" shall carry an approval certificate issued by the respective state government. The certificate will confirm the device being "accurate" and will be renewing annually.

  • Such devices include:
  • Speed camera.
  • Closed-circuit television camera.
  • Speed gun.
  • Body wearable camera.
  • Dashboard camera.
  • Automatic number plate recognition (ANPR)
  • Weigh-in machine (WIM).
  • Any other technology specified by the state government

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MoRT&H has issued a notification amending the Central Motor Vehicle Rules 1989 for “Electronic Monitoring and Enforcement of Road Safety”, wherein electronic enforcement devices will be used for issuing challan. These shall have an approval certificate of the State Government.

— MORTHINDIA (@MORTHIndia) August 19, 2021

State governments place these devices at high-risk, high-density corridors on national highways, state highways, and critical junctions. These will be position in all major cities with more than 1 million, including 132 towns highlighted in the notification.

Traffic Violators will receive e-challans and However, it ensures that devices are put not to obstruct line-of-sight issues or interruption in traffic flow.

For any offense committed, the notice has to be sent within 15 days from the occurrence of the said offense. Also, the electronic record, collected through the electronic equipment, has to be stored till the disposal of challan.

Footage captured by electronic enforcement devices will be used to issuing challan for offenses such as not driving within the prescribed speed limit, stopping or parking the vehicle at an unauthorized location, not wearing protective equipment, jumping a red light, violating a stop sign, speaking on the phone while driving, dangerously overtaking other vehicles, and any other traffic violation.

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