Hyderabad Maynot be worried about Pakring issues In Future

October 11th, 2017 No comments

Solving parking issues

Throughout Telangana People can park their vehicles road side if the width of the road is more than 40 feet. But if you exceed the time limit people should pay the fees. Government of Telangana also planning to issue licence to the private people for parking areas. In order to solve parking issues government is also planning to bring multi level parking services, depending on private and government partnership mode. Minister for Municipal Administration and Urban Development K T Rama Rao informed that Telangana government is planning to bring on new parking policy by keeping in mind the increase in arrival of new vehicles on to the roads and to ease traffic issues. He also informed that they are dividing the parking places into 7 categories. He also said that they are going to collect parking fees from the shop owners who will park their vehicles in front of the shop all the day and causes inconvenience to the people. Minister attended review meeting about the parking issues with GHMC, Metro Rail and City Police Commissioners on Monday. He said at first the most crowded areas within the three commissionerates of Hyderabad city and implements the new process under pilot project. They will implement this system by the end of December. In different phases they will implement this process in all municipalities. He also said that they are bringing up a special mobile app which helps to know about the available parking places. UMTA will be responsible for implementing the parking fees system.

KTR meeting today on Aushadhanagari

KTR to conduct high level meeting at HICC on Tuesday regarding the aushadhanagari which will be set up in the city outskirts on National Investments and Production Board.

KTR on lorry owners problems

Minister KTR promised to solve the lorry owner’s problems. Under the supervision of Mahaboobnagar MLA Srinivas Gowda, the representatives of Lorry Owners’ Association Bhaskar Reddy, Saleem and Rajendra met KTR on Monday at Secretariat. Minister Lakshma reddy also participated in this meeting and requested to bring single permit policy in AP and Telangana. He also requested to change lorry industry into service industry, change the petrol into GST and to cancel the daily price policy and also to implement the same price policy. The representatives of lorry owners association informed the minister that without disturbing the supply of daily essentials, their strike is going on from past two days. They also requested to save the industry. KTR replied that soon the transport Minister Mahender Reddy will conduct a meeting with the higher officials and solve their problems very soon.

Few elements of new parking system

  • According to the new system the parking categories are divided into seven like on street, low lying parking, residential buildings, government offices, public areas, heavy vehicle parking, bus/train/ MMTS stations, open places.
  • For on street parking minimum of 40 feet width is compulsory. Parking is not allowed if the roads are below 40 feet. If the roads are more than 40 feet, then short time parking slots will be permitted for banks and shops. Parking fees will be charged and there will be no scope for long hour parking.
  • According to the rules of building construction, parking terms should be followed. For newly constructed buildings, the tax would be excluded for parking floors.
  • Management of theatres, hotels and restaurants are responsible for taking care of parking.
  • According to the latest system, parking heavy vehicles on roads will be stopped. Those vehicles should be parked in special places.
  • Parking facilities will also be available with private partnership. Facilities would be developed under PPP system.
  • Licence policy will be developed to park the vehicles in the places of private people. 100% property tax exemption would be provided if those places are allocated for parking.

Challan if you Cross the Speed Limit

October 5th, 2017 No comments

To control the speed limit traffic police are coming up with new ideas and planning. Because of long weekends police are aiming for special checking with CC Cameras to control speed limit and most importantly hill racing.

With long weekends youngsters in city are heading towards hills and racing. This is leading to road accidents, traffic police are focusing on this mainly to avoid these problems. Traffic police are mainly focusing on racing areas like Banjara hills and Jubilee hills and also taking serious actions on those who violate traffic rules and regulations. They are also taking into custody, conducting special drives and also giving counseling to those who are rash driving and also participating in racings. Booking cases on them under MV act and also warning them if they are caught for second time they will be sent directly to jail. According to police officials Rich kids from areas like Patha basthi, Malakpet and Dilshuk nagar are mainly using these roads for racings. These kids during day they are spending time in Pubs and bars and later at night are participating in racings. Dealing these cases has become headache for traffic officials due to celebrity’s kids. Many unfortunates are already happened due to their racings.

Though it is restricted to drive above speed limit of 60 Km/hr near Banjara hills, KBR Park, but more than 100 vehicles are violating the rules. Racings are also increasing in these areas. To control the situation near KBR park traffic official are planning to use the CC cameras organised by Metro officials. With the help of CC TV footage it is proven that for every 10 minutes more than 110 vehicles are exceeding the speed limit. After 12 PM, cars are also driven at a speed of 120 Km/hr on these roads and traffic police are planning to take serious action on these people. The CC cameras at KBR park are capable of recognizing and taking the photos of vehicle of speed 180 Km/hr. Advanced technology lens are used in these cameras, they act as evidence when the owners approach court lying about the speed limit.

Banjara Hills traffic CI Vidhyasagar Rao, on an interview stated that they are collecting and saving the details of racers like Adhar card and licence details on database and if they tend to regularly participate in racing, charge sheet will be booked against them. He also stated their passport and visa may also get rejected.

Jubilee Hills traffic CI Srinivas Reddy stated that the change and determination not to violate the traffic rules should come in people and also stated that they are taking all necessary steps to bring the change. He said there is a little change in racers because of giving regular counsellings to the parents. The traffic police are planning to conduct these special drives until the rash driving cases get controlled. He also mentioned that there is an increase in mid night accidents due to the racers.

Penalty to Parents if Children Drive without License

September 9th, 2017 No comments

Telangana traffic police to control traffic violations, accidents and for peoples safety introduced strict rules on violators like penalty points along with penalties. RTA and traffic department announcing new ideas and list of strict rules based on the Motor Vehicles Act to control traffic violations and for safety. As we all know the traffic police being strict regarding several traffic offenses like driving without license, without helmet, without seatbelt, triple riding, drunk and drive, wrong side parking, jumping traffic signal and many more. Now the officials are focusing on minors driving without license. With an increase in road accidents due to under aged divers and people with no driving license in areas like Jubilee hills and Banjara Hills traffic officials are focusing on vehicle owners. Giving vehicles to minors or people with no license, the owners would be booked for allowing kids to drive. In order to control bike race and other consequences traffic police are taking action against vehicle owners.

Under aged children are using their parent’s vehicles or relatives vehicles to participate in bike races. To avoid the checking points minors are using wrong roots and other roads where they are meeting with accidents. To control the situation and misfortunes to minor driver’s traffic officials are organizing counseling sections for kids and parents. Owners of vehicles would be held responsible for minors driving and giving vehicles to people without license. Both parents and minors will be booked if children drive without license under motor vehicle act (MVA)

Minors who drive a vehicle without license will be charged Rs.500/- penalty under M.V.Act. 181.
Parents would be booked to allow an unauthorized person to drive a vehicle and charged Rs.1000/- under M.V.Act.180.

Parents who are encouraging their minors by giving them vehicles would be punished under Juvenile Justice Act-2015. Vehicle owners are giving their vehicles to other people without license in the heavy traffic areas like Abids, Koti, Narayanaguda, Himayath Nagar, RTC x roads, Ameerpet and S.R Nagar. Traffic officials are mainly focusing on these vehicle owners and the drivers without license and conducting counseling classes. Both vehicle owners and drivers would be booked under M.V.Act. and their details would be submitted to the court and if these people violate the rules more than two times, they will be punished severely.

Central government is also implementing strict new traffic rules to control the traffic violations and accidents. Traffic DCP A.V Ranganath in a press conference said that they are mainly focusing on the vehicle owners along with the drivers and also mentioned vehicle owners and parents not to give vehicles to others or their minor children to avoid penalties and punishments.

Hyderabad Traffic Rules

August 7th, 2017 No comments

Traffic Rules

Following road safety and traffic rules is very important to control accidents and violation of rules. Hyderabad traffic police are to get stricter with the latest G.O brought by central government. Motorists who violate the traffic rules will accrue penalty points along with penalty and imprisonment. Different fines are charged to motorists depending on the violation of rules. It is very important for the motorists to drive carefully following the rules and sped limits to avoid penalties, accumulating points in their account and imprisonment.

MV acts and Fines charged to motorists include

Fines charged for offense related to Documents

  • Driving without license- according to M.V Act 181, motorists would be charged penalty of Rs.500/-.
  • Driving a vehicle without registration- according to M.V Act 192(1), motorists would be charged penalty of Rs.2000/-.
  • Driving a vehicle without insurance- according to M.V Act 196, motorists would be charged Rs.1000/-.
  • Driving vehicles by Minors or individuals with less than prescribed age- according to M.V Act 181, the minor will
  • Be charged penalty of Rs.500/- and the owner would be charged penalty of Rs.1000/-.

Fines charged for offence related to driving

  • Driving a vehicle at high aped, rashly and negligently- according to M.V Act 184 (b), the driver would be charged Rs.1000/-.
  • Driving without wearing Helmet- according to M.V Act 129/177, the motorist would be charged penalty of Rs. 200/-.
  • Driving a vehicle dangerously posing threat to lives of people- A case would be booked according to section IPC 279 and the motorist should attend court.
  • Travelling on footboard- according to M.V Act 123(1), individual would be fined Rs.200/- and he should attend RTC mobile court.
  • Vehicles driven by mentally and physically challenged people- according to M.V Act 186, the individuals would be charged penalty of Rs.200/-.
  • To run away after committing accidents- according to M.V Act 187, the motorists should attend the court.
  • To drive an unsafe vehicle- according to M.V Act 190 (i), the driver should be presented in court.
  • Driving an overweight vehicle- according to M.V Act 194, the motorist would be charged RS.1000/- per ton.
  • Wrong side driving- according to M.V Act 199/177, penalty of Rs.1100/- would be charged.

Fines charged for offence related to road marking

  • Violation of stop line- according to M.V Act 177, the motorist would be charged Rs.200/- penalty.
  • Violation of traffic signal- according to M.V Act 177, the motorist would be charged Rs.200/- penalty.
  • Driving vehicles with irregular number plates- according to M.V Act 80 (a), the individuals would be charged Rs.200/- penalty.
  • Violation of signal jumping- according to M.V Act 184, the motorists would be charged penalty of Rs.1000/-.
  • Violation of non stopping on police signal- according to M.V Act 177, Rs. 200/- would be charged as penalty.
  • Riding 3 people on a two wheeler- according to M.V Act 184, Rs.1200/- penalty would be charged.

Fines charged for offence related to parking

  • Parking of vehicles in a manner which cause disturbance to others- according to M.V Act 177, Rs.200 would be charged along with the crane charges for moving the vehicle ranging from Rs. 150/- to Rs.600/-.
  • Parking vehicles at no parking boards- according to M.V Act 122, 177, Rs.1000/- would be charged.
  • Violation of no entry- according to M.V Act 177, motorists would be charged Rs.200/- as penalty.
  • Violation of one way- according to M.V Act 177, Rs.200 would be charged.
  • Violation of U- Turn and entering prohibited area- according to M.V Act 177, the motorists would be charged penalty of Rs.200/-.

Telangana Government for the first time launching penalty point system for traffic violation to control the accidents, high speed and to improve road safety. According to this if an individual accrue more than 12 points within a period of 24 months his/her license would be cancelled for a year.

No. Of points added to individual accounts

  • 1 point- people will accrue 1 point into their account if they do not wear helmet and seatbelt. The auto drivers will accrue a point if a passenger sits beside the driver.
  • 2 points- people will accrue 2 points if they drive in wrong side driving, carrying people in transport vehicles, talking on mobiles while driving, jumping signals and driving with a above 40 km/hr.
  • 3 points- 3 point swill be added to account if individuals drive with high speed, drunk and drive and so on.
  • 4 point- exceeding the limit of alcohol consumption and driving vehicles or heavy transport vehicles.
  • 5 points- motorists would be charged 5 points if he uses a vehicle for chain snatching, robbery, accidents, drunk and driving a car, auto, cab and RTC bus.

GHMC to introduce speed laser guns to check and control over speeding of vehicles

August 6th, 2017 No comments

GHMC to introduce speed laser guns to check and control over speeding of vehicles. In spite of notification issued by Hyderabad commissionarate in 2009 regarding the speed limit, it failed to serve the purpose. To control accidents and to limit the speed on roads GHMC to introduce speed laser guns in different places. According to the notification issued 4 wheelers should not exceed the speed limit 60km/hr and 2 wheelers should not exceed the speed limit maximum 50 km/hr. On PVNR express way connecting Mehdipatnam with Hyderabad International Airport the speed limit is fixed to maximum 80 km/hr and the 4 wheelers should not exceed the speed limit. The speed limit fixed for different places may vary depending on the situation. People who don’t know regarding the laser speed guns and exceeding the speed limit may score points to their account.

Motorists are asked to look at the speed limit on those particular roads as it ranges from 10 km/hr depending on the areas where there are sharp curves, elevated corridor, road crossings, school zones and etc. GHMC depending on the reports given by traffic police officers placing these speed limit boards on almost all areas. Almost all roads are being covered like Tank Bund, connecting road between Tarnaka to Aalugadda Bavi, Tirumalagiri to Dairy farm Road and others. The speed limit on Tank Bund is fixed to maximum 30 km/hr taking several conditions into consideration. Taking into consideration several aspects and the high risk of accidents on places like connecting road between Tarnaka to Aalugadda Bavi, Tirumalagiri to Dairy farm Road the maximum speed limit is fixed from 20-30 km/hr. Depending on the area, traffic and taking into account other aspects GHMC placed speed limit boards on different areas.

Speed laser guns located in different areas can easily capture the speed limit, violation of rules and assists the traffic officials in controlling them. Motorists should be aware of the speed limit on that particular area and should follow the rules. Those who are violating the traffic rules like speed limits, not wearing seat belts and helmets are awarded penalty points. According to the latest laws people who cross 12 points, their driving licence will be cancelled for one year. Motorists who violate the speed limit with a speed below 40 km/hr will accumulate 2 points into their list and people who violate the speed limit with a speed above 40 km/hr will acquire 3 points.

Traffic officials with the help of speed laser guns and breathe analyzer’s hopes to control the accidents.