90 challaned for underage driving by Ludhiana traffic police

90 challaned for underage driving by Ludhiana traffic police

Taking strict note on underage driving, the Ludhiana traffic police on Monday issued challans to 90 violators. File photo

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, February 22

Taking strict note on underage driving, the Ludhiana traffic police on Monday issued challans to 90 violators. The Ludhiana police have launched a special drive to curb the menace of underage driving.

A total 37 of vehicles were impounded during the drive that was conducted under the guidance of Joint Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Deepak Pareek. During the drive, a number of minors were found without driving license, helmet and also violating other traffic rules.

ACP Traffic Gurdev Singh said they make an appeal to the parents to do not allow their underage children to drive vehicles. “The parents should follow the rules and do not handover vehicles to their minor children. The parents should obey the rules and encourage their children to the do the same. If they allow their minor children to drive a vehicle, they are not only breaking the rules but also putting life of their children at risk. Moreover, parents can also face action for violating the law.”

He further said that the people should avoid purchasing and fixing modified silencers which create sound pollution by removing original silencer fitted in vehicle by firm concerned.

He said they have issued challans against the violators who were found using faulty silencers that cause sound pollution. He further said that they also conducted awareness about the ill effects of using such silencers that cause sound pollution.

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