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236 Caught Driving Without Licences

Published: 05th March 2015 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 05th March 2015 03:49 AM   |  A+A-

VIJAYAWADA: With a view to reducing the number of deaths due to accidents, the transport department, along with the police department, launched a special drive and registered 450 cases in the district on Wednesday.

“As the number of deaths due to accidents is increasing, we have started a special drive during which 236 people were found driving without licences. These people are violating the traffic rules without wearing seat belts, helmets, overloaded auto-rickshaws and others. About 20 teams were halted at various checking points to curb the menace,” explained DTC S Venkateswara Rao.

The transport department is also conducting awareness programmes for drivers on safe driving.

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