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TRAFFIC DEPT SHORT OF SPEEDING EQUIPMENTS

Traffic-short-1The Navi Mumbai Traffic department has appealed to the state government to provide it with atleast four more speed guns to control the menace of speeding traffic in the city.The Navi Mumbai Traffic Police that has been conducting drives against speeding vehicles with the aid of speed guns requires atleast four more. With the number of vehicles increasing on the city roads with each passing day, the Navi Mumbai Traffic Police has asked the state government’s home ministry dept. to provide it with four more speed guns. Speed guns are used to monitor and detect vehicles crossing the proper speed limit. The traffic dept has caught 6469 drivers from March 2007 to March 2008 and collected Rs. 12 lakhs 71 thousand as fine from them. However, with the number of drunk and rash driving cases being registered with the police, the drive of speed guns can still not be termed as successful. With cameraman Abhishek, Shailendra Upadhyay reports.

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