The Faridabad Police has made it obligatory for teenaged visitors violators to look at a 30-minute-long movie on highway security and clear a quiz afterwards within the place of paying a wonderful. The police mentioned they won’t be issued a challan, offered that they watch the movie on the spot and go a quiz primarily based on it. In the event that they fail to safe 35 marks, they are going to be required to take a retest.
This train, which began on Thursday, is just for youngsters to make sure they’re conscious of highway security guidelines and to make sure they drive safely, the police mentioned. The method of paying challan for others can even be modified quickly, mentioned police.
The commissioner of police of Faridabad, O P Singh, mentioned that the step was taken to streamline vehicular motion and is a approach to educate younger motorists on visitors norms. “Nonetheless, the initiative has not been taken effectively by the defaulters to this point,” he mentioned.
Singh mentioned as per the brand new norms, it’s obligatory for violators to look at a 30-minute-long film on the police sales space. They’ll solely be launched in the event that they clear the check.
The police mentioned because it was troublesome to rearrange for projectors for greater than 150 spots within the metropolis, the film has been downloaded on smartphones of all of the groups deployed at visitors checkpoints. The quiz with solutions has additionally downloaded.
Most of the visitors violators, nevertheless, mentioned it was a torture to look at a road-safety film they usually favor paying the wonderful if given an opportunity. Anuj Kumar, a resident of Sector 21C, mentioned that he was caught by the police after he jumped a visitors sign. “I used to be requested to take a seat on a chair on the police put up, the place one of many policemen handed over his cellular and requested me to look at a film. I believed the film could be of some minutes but it surely was lengthy and it took me nearly two hours to reply all of the questions appropriately. I provided to pay the wonderful however was denied. They made me full the quiz with all the right solutions,” he mentioned.
“Lately, younger individuals usually violate velocity limits and may be seen leaping visitors indicators. Earlier, we used to challenge challans to the mother and father of minors however this didn’t their method in the direction of the violation. A majority of them don’t imagine in carrying helmets and oldsters usually don’t hold a examine on them. So we considered educating them by way of this train,” he mentioned, including that this train will proceed for a month and they’re hoping to see a change on account of this modification.
The film talks about numerous visitors guidelines and the explanations behind them: Why one mustn’t speak on a cell phone whereas driving or crossing a visitors junction, why you will need to put on seat belts whereas driving, why it’s unsafe to drink and drive, and suchlike.
On Thursday, 270 bikers had been caught using with out helmets and had been made to take a seat on the examine put up and take the quiz, mentioned the police.