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Traffic Rules
News  /  Published 07.04.22

Parking curbs on Bypass-Prince Anwar Shah Road connector

Parking along the Bypass-Prince Anwar Shah Road connector in southeast Kolkata has been allowed only on three stretches. The rest of the thoroughfare — between Avishikta on EM Bypass and Jadavap...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 04.04.22

Kolkata witnesses sharp rise in traffic prosecution cases

Pubs, bars, night clubs and dhabas were teeming with people and roads that once looked deserted after midnight were back to life with vehicles and pedestrians. A police officer at one of the checkpos...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 01.04.22

Kolkata Municipal Corporation gives nod to pedestrian islands

A copy of the roster has been sent to Arijit Sinha, deputy commissioner of police, traffic. The inspection will be completed by April 6.  “Since most of the roads where pedestrian refuge i...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 20.03.22

Kolkata: Two wheeler drivers and pillion riders asked to wear helmets while riding

Two wheeler drivers and pillion riders have to become aware about their responsibilities and wear headgear, said a senior officer of Kolkata police at a programme held on the eve of World Head Injury ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 10.02.22

Cutouts of students in uniform installed for road safety awareness

Cutouts of students in uniform with a message to follow traffic rules and regulate speed were installed on Loudon Street and Minto Park, near the La Martiniere for Boys and Girls campuses, on Wednesda...
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News  /  Published 05.02.22

Traffic fines of Rs 194 crore remain unpaid in Kolkata for at least six years

From 2016 till 2021, the police have imposed traffic fines totalling around Rs 476 crore, of which around Rs 282 crore have been paid. The unpaid amount till the end of 2021 was around Rs 194 crore. ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 04.02.22

Ten injured in collision between two buses in New Town

“Three passengers of the government bus complained of severe waist pain and backache. The injured were taken to a private hospital near Chinar Park,” he said. Both the buses have been sei...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

News  /  Published 04.02.22

Fearing raid, owners take ‘unfit’ buses off roads in Kolkata

The number of public vehicles in Kolkata without a valid certificate of fitness is 10,818. According to the list, accessed by this newspaper, the public vehicles in and around Kolkata with lapsed fitn...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 03.02.22

Salt Lake Sector V cyclist in wrong lane run over

A 35-year-old man who was riding his bicycle through the wrong flank of the Sector V ring road was killed after being run over by a private bus on Wednesday, police said. Bhupen Pramanik, 35, was rid...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 02.02.22

Kolkata police book 45 buses with lapsed fitness certificates

The bus was ferrying around 40 people to an engagement ceremony in Howrah when it met with the accident. Of the 45 buses that were prosecuted on Tuesday, 10 were minibuses, police sources said. &ldq...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata


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