Madhapur police launch special drive to discipline erring auto drivers

Hyderabad: A special drive was held by the Madhapur Traffic Police following a large number of complaints received from the public regarding dangerous activities of the auto rickshaws in Madhapur, Kukatpally, Gachibowli and Miyapur areas.

During the drive, any auto found with extra-seat fitting was detained and handed over to the RTO concerned. Autos without number plate or without functioning indicators/head lights were also seized and sent to RTO. Heavy decibel sound systems/extra fittings were removed. Autos with irregular number plates were also detained and released only after correcting the number plates. Autos run by drivers without DL were seized and charge-sheets will be filed the court concerned. Regular MV Act cases were booked for not wearing uniform, carrying extra passengers, and so on.

The Traffic police said such special drives will be conducted frequently till there was discipline on roads exhibited by the auto drivers. City Traffic Police advised the auto drivers to follow all traffic rules without fail. They should keep checking the pending cases against their autos regularly and learn they should not repeat the same violation again.

They should strive to improve their road discipline. Public can report any such illegal activities/traffic violations to CTP via 9490617346.