Motorists crossing red signal or stop lines or engaged in rash driving will be fined Rs 600 by Traffic Police. The direction came from DCP (Traffic) Jivraj Dabhade. Anyone caught driving while speaking on mobile phone will also be fined as they put others life at risk. The offenders will be booked under section 184 of Motor Vehicle Act.
The approach road junction near Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar International airport is the place for constant accidents. Accidents are usually caused by fast moving vehicles coming from Khapri over bridge. The approach road junction lacks any traffic signals or traffic cops. The place has traffic cops when any VIP or VVIP comes to Nagpur. Rest of the time there are no cops.
Annual makeover work has started at civil lines and areas close to Vidhan Bhavan. Leveling of roads, painting of footpaths, stop lines, road dividers and Zebra crossing is on war front with just one month left for the winter session. But the situation of roads is still to improve in east and north areas of Nagpur.