Stop-line violation prosecutions up by 32 per cent, says Delhi traffic police

The officer said that these violations pose a significant risk to pedestrian safety and disrupt the smooth flow of traffic.
Delhi Traffic Police
Delhi Traffic Police(Representative photo | Shekhar Yadav, EPS)

NEW DELHI: The Delhi Traffic Police has noted a substantial rise in the number of prosecutions for stop line violations this year, a senior Traffic Police official said on Sunday.

According to the official, this increase highlights the unit’s dedication to enforcing traffic laws and ensuring road safety throughout the city.

As per the data shared by the police, the city recorded 2.37 lakh such violations in 2024, up from 1.8 lakh such violations last year which 32 per cent more than corresponding period of th eprevious year.

The officer said that these violations pose a significant risk to pedestrian safety and disrupt the smooth flow of traffic.

“The Delhi Traffic Police have intensified their efforts to curb this trend through increased vigilance and the use of technology. Traffic police conducted a comprehensive analysis of the top 10 traffic circles with the highest number of challans issued in 2024,” the police officer said.According to police, by identifying the areas with the most frequent traffic violations, this analysis facilitates targeted enforcement efforts to enhance road safety and ensure compliance with traffic regulations.

Enhanced monitoring, including the deployment of automated cameras at major intersections, has played a crucial role in detecting and recording violations.

“Traffic police have also conducted several awareness campaigns to educate the public about the importance of stopping at designated lines and the potential consequences of non-compliance. Regular checks and stringent action against offenders are being conducted to deter motorists from breaching stop line rules,” said the officer.

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