Bengaluru: Traffic Police needs more tech

Proper use of technology and artificial intelligence could be a solution to the city’s traffic woes. However, major junctions of the city are yet to get high-resolution CCTV cameras to capture commuters and motorists breaking the laws and APNR cameras as well as multidirectional infrared and colourless laser sensors. By Neetu Saini Traffic police can […]

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Vehicle owners ignoring SC’s ban on black film

Traffic police fail to enforce the ban on tinted glasses after six years By Arghyadeep Dutta Despite the Supreme Court’s ban six years back, 13878 cases are been reported by Bengaluru Traffic Police against illegal black-tinted glasses in cars in 2019 till August. The Supreme Court of India in 2012 had said that use of […]

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Facing traffic violation fines, cab drivers blame companies

Cab drivers have been booked for more than 45,000 traffic violations in September 2019. They blame the intense pressure to complete more trips a day. Nikita Arora Cab drivers in the city are being regularly booked for traffic violations. They, however, feel that app-based cab companies are to blame since they put them under pressure […]

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Cops want paid street-parking in city

Citizens divided – some apprehensive about the parking fees. Traffic police, however, feel the law could aid decongestion efforts. By Niket Nishant The traffic police in Bangalore are hoping for a speedy implementation of the Management and Maintenance of Parking Rules, a draft Bill that would make street-parking payable and aid decongestion efforts in the […]

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Parking woes hit K R Market’s daily life

Vendors and Pedestrians complain of inconvenience because of parked vehicles at the non-parking zone around K R Market. By Archita Chakraborty   Due to the vehicles being parked in unauthorized places, commuters complain that they are unable to walk freely on the roads. Even the shopkeepers complain about vehicles being parked. Fruit seller Abdulla said, […]

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