The initiative of the Traffic police to install CCTVs to curb negligent driving, violation of traffic rules is now gaining good results. Police registered 2,266 cases of violation of traffic rules, imposing fine of Rs 2.27 lakh on the violators.
The installation of the CCTVs has helped bring down accidents and fetched Rs. 1,23,100 as fine in 1,231 cases of violations by two-wheelers in less than a month.
In the same period, 248 cases were booked against three-wheelers and Rs. 24,800 collected as fines from them.
Also, 787 cases were booked against four-wheelers, and fines totaling Rs. 79,100 collected.
SP Patil has also warned commuters to co-operate with the traffic police in maintaining the traffic discipline, especially in the crowded areas in the city.