Traffic Police News

Traffic Diversion on Independence day celebrations

Chennai: In view of Independence Day Celebrations to be held on 15th August 2014 at St. George Fort, the following modifications in the movement of traffic will be given effect from 06.00 hrs till the function is over.

Move to attract funds for maintenance of traffic signals

Coimbatore: The Coimbatore City Police will float tenders with the help of the Coimbatore Corporation to identify the highest bidder for advertising at the traffic signals in the city. “This money will be deposited in the Traffic Advisory Committee’s account and used to maintain traffic signals”, City Police Commissioner A.K. Viswanathan said.

Police continue vehicle checks in Ariyalur

Ariyalur: As a fallout of the bus–lorry collision at Ottakoil in the district recently that claimed the lives of 13 bus passengers, the district administration launched vehicle checks at different places on Sunday evening to crack the whip on errant vehicles and its drivers. Split into teams, officials of revenue, police and transport departments jointly carried out the checks at five places. The surprise drive, executed on the instruction of Collector E.

Traffic Diversion on Harrington Road

Chennai:In order to facilitate the paving of Harrington Road with concrete the Chennai traffic police has introduced certain traffic arrangements.
The new one-way arrangements will come into effect from Saturday. As per the traffic plan vehicles proceeding from E.V.R. Periyar Salai towards Chetpet junction via Harrington subway will be allowed whereas vehicles bound for E.V.R. Periyar Salai from Chetpet junction will not be allowed.

Traffic diversion on Coimbatore

Coimbatore: The City Police have announced traffic diversion on Friday on account of counting of votes which will take place at the Government College of Technology on Thadagam Road. According to a release, vehicles approaching the Thadagam Road will be diverted from 6 a.m. - via Cowley Brown Road, TV Samy Road and Sambandham Road - to D.B. Road, Mettupalayam Road and Bharathi Park Road.

Traffic Diversion near Kodambakka​m Bridge

Chennai Corporation Engineers have programmed to strengthen replacement of expansion joints and laying of wearing coat on the top surface of the Kodambakkam Bridge for which the following traffic diversions will be effected from 10.05.14 for a period of two months.

Police suffer scorching sun to regulate traffic

Coimbatore: When many motorists refuse to wait for a few seconds at traffic signals due to the scorching sun, traffic police personnel in the city are performing their duty in regulating the traffic, despite the sweltering heat of the day. Police personnel have to stand for long hours on the roads and perform their duty, battling vehicle fumes and heat wave, because most of the traffic signals do not have traffic umbrellas.

Sunglasses for traffic police

Salem: To protect their eyes from the scorching sun, initially 50 sunglasses were provided to traffic police personnel in the city here on Monday. Over 150 traffic personnel are involved in regulating the traffic in the city. Since the temperature keeps rising, to prevent themselves from eye-related diseases and from dust, City Police Commissioner A.

Traffic police stand the heat

Madurai: Chaos and confusion have become the norm at most junctions in the city for the last few weeks with frequent power cuts rendering traffic signals non-functional at peak hours. “In the sweltering heat, traffic policemen and vehicle users are tense and frustrated on such occasions. Most drivers fall prey to road rage and traffic is thrown out of control,” says a traffic police official.

Police launch e-challan system

Salem: To bring in transparency in imposing fines for traffic violations and to monitor repeat offenders, the traffic police here have introduced e-challan system. Earlier, the registration number of the vehicle is entered in a challan book, and notice is served on the rule violator. The new system help the police enter the details onto a hand-held machine.