Notification for Electronic Monitoring and Enforcement of Road Safety

Source: PIB

What is the News?

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways issued notification for ‘Electronic Monitoring and Enforcement of Road Safety.

What are Electronic Enforcement devices used for?
  1. Electronic Enforcement devices are devices used by the authorities to monitor traffic movements and also to issue challan against offences.
What do the rules say on the use of Electronic Enforcement devices?
  1. The rules specify the detailed provisions for the placement of electronic enforcement devices.
  2. According to the rules, state governments shall ensure that electronic enforcement devices are placed at the following locations.
    1. High-risk and high-density corridors on the National Highways and state highways 
    2. At critical junctions at least in major cities with more than one million population 
    3. Also in 132 cities specified by the ministry.
  3. Moreover,  all challans issued under Rule 167 shall be accompanied by information like clear photographic evidence highlighting the offence.
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