Udhampur: Motor Vehicle Department (MVD) has recovered Rs. 2.82 lakh fine from traffic violators in Udhampur and blacklisted 12 vehicles during a massive checking drive.
To curb the menace of overloading and wrong parking, a checking drive was today carried out by Motor Vehicle Department on the direction of Deputy Commissioner, Indu Kanwal Chib.
The team headed by Assistant Regional Transport Officer, Jugal Sharma Challaned 31 vehicles for wrong parking, overloading and other violations under Motor Vehicle Act.
While sharing the details, ARTO Udhampur said that a massive checking drive has been launched against the vehicles violating traffic norms.
As many as 31 vehicles, including Buses, Trucks and other load carriers were checked on the road and challaned on the spot by the teams. An amount of Rs. 282,500 was recovered from offenders under various sections of Motor Vehicles Act. More 12 vehicles were also black listed for violating Motor vehicles Act repeatedly.
The ARTO Udhampur has warned the vehicle operators to strictly adhere to the provisions of the Act failing which they shall be booked under the relevant provisions of the Motor Vehicles Act.