Tag: Mysuru City Traffic Police

Defective number plates on the rise
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Defective number plates on the rise

Sir, Nowadays it has become quite common to see vehicles, especially two-wheelers, to move around in the city with missing or defective number plates. Recently I have noticed one such vehicle, with blocked number plate (see photo) but could not follow it as I was in a hurry to go on my work. In this…

Traffic chaos on Saraswathipuram Main Roads
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Traffic chaos on Saraswathipuram Main Roads

Sir, Recently, the two prominent entry and exit roads in Saraswathipuram, 3rd Cross and 5th Cross, were asphalted  by the civic authorities. Unfortunately, these two roads which also are the primary bus routes, seem to have been converted to two-way traffic by the users, despite the fact that these roads were marked as one-way many…

Scooter is for two; not for too many !
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Scooter is for two; not for too many !

Sir, It is becoming common these days, three adults, mostly head-long youngsters, triple riding two-wheelers (scooters and bikes), which is not only a violation of traffic rules but also an invitation to accidents. A scooter or bike is designed to carry two persons only and any extra load it is made to haul may result…

Traffic restrictions at city centre
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Traffic restrictions at city centre

Sir, This is with reference to the restriction of parking and traffic movement on Sayyaji Rao Road and D.D. Urs Road as proposed by PWD and District in-Charge Minister Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa, which is aimed at reducing congestion on these busy roads. In this regard a similar opinion was made by me earlier itself (De-congest…

Why humps at traffic signal points?
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Why humps at traffic signal points?

Sir, I have been observing that Mysuru’s vehicular traffic is on the rise since 10 years. There are several traffic signals which have come up due to increased traffic at different junctions. Prior to traffic signals at these junctions, there were road humps to control the speed of vehicles. But when a new traffic signal…

Do these non-working traffic signals serve any purpose?
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Do these non-working traffic signals serve any purpose?

Several signal lights that have been installed to regulate the rising traffic in the city are not working. These signals have been erected and solar panels have been attached to them to provide energy. Many such signal lights in busy areas including the ones at Freedom Fighter Vedanta Hemmige Circle, MUDA Circle and New Kantharaj…

Check rampant traffic violations across city
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Check rampant traffic violations across city

Sir, A number of letters have appeared in Star of Mysore regarding rampant traffic violations in the city. What is intriguing is the silence on the part of the authorities concerned. The cops and home guards are lax in their duties. They will always be busy on their mobile phones. Majority of the home guards…

Traffic woes: An honest approach
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Traffic woes: An honest approach

Sir, Recently, a news item titled “No Helmet ? No Insurance? Then No Vehicle” in SOM drew my attention largely because for the first time we have heard about some kind of a deterrent to send the message home that you can’t always get away with all the traffic violations. I personally wish to congratulate…

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