Your driver's license might get suspended for 3 months if you violate traffic rules

In 2018, of the 1,085 traffic violators recommended for licence suspension to the RTO, 90 have been suspended

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The Navi Mumbai police have decided to go hard against traffic violators by carrying out the suspension of driver's license. Nearly, 1,085 traffic violators are at the risk of losing their license for three months. One-time violations, too, are being penalised.

So far, the Regional Traffic Office, Navi Mumbai, has suspended 108 licences. The Navi Mumbai traffic cops have urged motorists to stop violating traffic rules as 400 cops are keeping an eye on every single biker and motorist.

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To reduce fatal accidents, Navi Mumbai cops had started a drive recommending traffic violators for suspension of licence. In 2018, of the 1,085 traffic violators recommended for licence suspension to the RTO, 90 have been suspended. Majority of suspended licences are for jumping red lights. 

An officer from the traffic department said that they have intensified their drive against violations that can cause fatal accidents. These include jumping red lights (548), talking on the mobile phone while driving (325), drink driving (199), riding without helmet and so on, he added.

State transport department has instructed all commissionerates in the state to take strict action on traffic violations. DCP (Traffic) Sunil Lokhande said that they have 400 traffic cops issuing challans and sending information to the RTO about suspension of their licences. 

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