In a move to clear the backlog of pending fines for traffic rule violations, e-challans were generated, and a 50% concession was offered for ten days in February and March. This resulted in a staggering Rs 142.23 lakhs being cleared in 74,269 cases at Belagavi.
First time in February
Rs 76.12 lakh in 38,691 cases in Belagavi city
Second Time in March
Rs 66.11 lakh in 35,578 cases in Belagavi city
A 50% discount was offered between March 4-18 for e-challans for traffic violations and earlier in February from 2-11.
Most cases that were registered involved individuals who were not wearing helmets, either as the rider or pillion rider. Other common violations included triple riding, using mobile devices while driving, and having defective number plates. The Police have taken action by sending notices to the violators based on the addresses of their vehicle numbers.