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Traffic Rules
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

News  /  Published 01.02.22

Govt bus rams into private bus in Salt Lake, seven injured

According to an officer of the Bidhannagar Commissionerate’s traffic wing, the private bus of route KB 16 that plies from Sukhobrishti Housing Complex to Bangur went past the government bus of t...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 01.02.22

Mini bus involved in Esplanade accident ran without papers for 3 years

It took the bus to topple on one of the city’s busiest roads for police and the transport authorities to wake up to the gross violation of rules. State transport minister Firhad Hakim said on M...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 31.01.22

Mini bus falls on its side at SN Banerjee Road, 27 injured

The majority of the passengers were not injured, the police said. One of the injured, Munni Begum, received multiple stitches on her head. The police said on Sunday evening that it was still not clea...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 29.01.22

Car rams into bus in Patuli, 1 killed, 4 injured

It was not clear till Friday evening if the driver had a valid licence because he was admitted to hospital and the cops could not interrogate him. The deceased was identified as Sirajul Sardar, 40, a...
By Our Special Correspondent in Patuli

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News  /  Published 28.01.22

Transporters write to Firhad Hakim against steep traffic fines in Kolkata, rest of Bengal

On January 25, the state government had issued a revised chart with increased fine amounts for offences under the Motor Vehicles Act. Officers of the rank of motor vehicles inspector and police offic...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 28.01.22

Kolkata police face mercy pleas from traffic rule violators for steep fines

Many cops on the roads said what looked like an ideal way to discipline motorists appeared difficult to execute. “He was possibly telling the truth about his new job and he might not have that ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 26.01.22

Breaking traffic rules gets costlier in Kolkata, rest of Bengal

The fine for driving with an invalid licence has increased from Rs 500 to Rs 10,000. Earlier, someone caught riding a two-wheeler without a helmet was fined Rs 100. Now, the offender has to pay Rs 1,...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 11.01.22

Covid effect: Traffic cops told not to interact with offenders

Officers on traffic duty on the city streets have been asked to avoid close-conversation with offenders of traffic rules and keep away from either collecting spot fines or seizing documents physically...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 02.01.22

Swoop in Kolkata and Bidhannagar on New Year’s Eve

Around 1,100 people were arrested for not wearing masks and 189 motorists were prosecuted for drink driving in Kolkata and Salt Lake on New Year’s Eve. In Kolkata, 537 people were arrested for ...
By Our Bureau in Kolkata


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