STATE TIMES NEWS
JAMMU: A continuous drive against non-fixation of High Security Registration Plates (HSRP) has been launched throughout the UT.
A special drive against HSRP Violations was launched on Monday by Traffic Police City Jammu.
During the drive, 16 vehicles were seized and nearly 60 penalized for non-fixation of HSRPs.
SSP Traffic Police City Jammu, Dr Koshal Sharma had stressed upon the enforcement officers of traffic city, Jammu to impose special and random traffic Nakas in their respective areas and take stringent action under the provisions of new amended MV Act against all the traffic violations.
SSP Traffic City said that there are many instances that the accused in RTA cases could not be traced as their vehicles did not had HSRP number plates and further added that it is mandatory for vehicles to have HSRP under amended Motor Vehicle Act.
SSP Traffic especially focused on the challaning officers to ensure proper discipline, accountability and transparency in the traffic management system.
Dr Koshal further added that all the vehicle owners who have not till date got their vehicles fitted with HSRP are advised that they should take necessary steps for fixation of HSRP at the earliest. In case of failure, penalties under the MV Act will be imposed.