The traffic police in the past four months have collected around 22 lakhs as fine after towing vehicles from No parking zone in the city.
The story which is shared by Sakal daily, 3163 offenses were registered and a fine to the tune of 21,88,250 was collected.
The Commissioner of Police Belagavi has made 21 roads as no parking for all kinds of vehicles and if parked vehicles will be towed away.
Towing charges for no parking in Belagavi
For Bikes it is 1650 – 1000+325 (Govt Towing Charges)+325(Pvt Towing Charges)
LMV/Car – No parking fine Rs.1000 – Towing charges Rs.1000 – Total
SOP – the standard operating procedure
The standard operating procedure for towing a vehicle is that the police must click a picture of the wrongly parked vehicle, announce the vehicle number on loudspeaker to alert the vehicle owner and in case the person does not turn up, tow the vehicle.
Traffic police, on spotting an illegally parked vehicle, will have to announce the vehicle’s registration number and make. They also have to specify that it’s been illegally parked and will be towed away if the owner doesn’t turn up in five minutes.
If the motorist shows up on time, he or she will be fined only Rs 1000. If not, the vehicle will be towed away and the violator will also have to pay the towing charges to get it released. Also, cops will have to click a photo of the illegally parked vehicle before taking it away.
No parking of any kind of vehicles on the following roads –
1) From Rani Channamma Circle to Krishnadevaraya Circle – Dr. BR Ambedkar Road (Civil Hospital Road)
2) Krishnadevaraya Circle (Kolhapur Circle) to KLE Hospital
3)Krishnadevaraya Circle (Kolhapur Circle) to Sangolli Rayanna Circle (RTO).
4) From Veer Rani Channamma Circle to Sangolli Raiyana Circle (RTO)
5) Asoka Circle (Fort Lake) to Sangolli Rayanna Circle (RTO)
6) Ashoka Circle(Fort Lake) to Kanakadasa Circle.
7) new Gandhi Nagar Circle from Ashoka Circle
8) Mujawar Khoot to Circuit House.
9) From the Central Bus Station Old PB Road up to VRL
10)Dharmanath Bhavan to Police Bhawan.
11) Ramdev Hotel to Dharmanath Bhawan.
12) Channamma Circle Ganesh Mandir -College road upto to Pavan Hotel
13) College Road from Yande khoot (IDBI Bank) to RLS College.
14) College Road – Yande Khoot (IDBI Bank) to Dharmveer Sambhaji Maharaj circle
15) Club Road -Milan Hotel to Harsha Electronics.
16) Samadevi Galli – Gondhali Galli Cross to IDBI Bank.
17) Kirloskar Road – Dharmveer Sambhaji Maharaj circle Ramlingkhind Galli Cross.
18) SPM Road – Renuka Hotel Cross to Prakash Theater.
19) SPM Road – Bank of India to Shivaji Garden Gate.
20) Khanapur Road RPD – RPD Circle to Bhagya Nagar Cross.
21)Narvekar Galli – From Samadevi Temple to Risaldar Galli.