About us Traffic Directorate

Traffic Directorate
Sec-18, Vrindavan Colony, Raibarelly Road, Lucknow
Ph : 0522-2050243, CUG- +919454402555

 

(1)  Traffic  Directorate History & Organisation:

  • Traffic Directorate was established in the year-1985 vide Government order Dated 09-04-1985 under a DIG rank officer.
  • The post of Director traffic was upgraded in the year 1997 and I G Rank officer was made in charge and thereafter in the year 2006 again upgraded and  Addl. DG Rank officer was made  in charge  of this unit.
  • The Post of Inspector General of Police Traffic, U.P. was created in the year 2010 vide Govt. of India Notification 11052/13/2010-AIS-II-A,  Dt. 30-03-2010.
  • The post of Dy. Director, Traffic in the SP rank was created  with the posts of assisting staff  at the Directorate level in the year 1987.

 (2)  Objective :

  • Traffic directorate was established with the objective to ensure  better traffic management, recommend and adopt various road safety measures in the state. This directorate was also expected to coordinate with the government for effective implementation  of its different action programmes and to coordinate with the field staff through I/C of  Distts  Police.
  • The directorate is also entrusted with the task of guiding and monitoring all the activities related to enforcement road safety, training and organizing  programmes  to inculcate better traffic sense amongst the people & to bring necessary and desired improvement.
  • Director Traffic has been nominated as  nodal  officer for Uttar Pradesh for collecting, compiling, analysing and furnishing information about road accidents in the prescribed proforma to Ministry of road transport and highways in connection with the U.N.ESCAP programme on Asian Pacific Road Accident Data Base (APRAD) and Asian Pacific Road Accident Data base( I.R.A.D.) to formulate strategy for the reduction in road accidents.  
  • Directorate is also entrusted with the task of identifying accident prone areas and suggesting measures to reduce road accidents and mortality rate.
  • Responsibilities to ensure effective patrolling on highways and providing cranes and ambulance etc.for Traffic Aid Centres established on various highways of  different distts were also given to the Directorate.
  • Launching special drive for effective implementation of  traffic rules and regulations and their proper monitoring  is also an important duty given  to this directorate. 
  • Task to inculcate better traffic sense among students, N.C.C. cadets, drivers of private and commercial vehicles by organising  specialised  road safety, training  programmes.
  • Task of maintaining   “Uttar Pradesh Police Traffic management fund Rule 2008” as per rules and ensuring its proper utilisation.
  • Inspect work of traffic police lines and all activities related to traffic management in the distt. to maintain high standard of  efficiency.
  • Purchase and provide various types of equipments to the districts for better traffic management and to install mandatory, cautionary and informative road signs  where it is otherwise not possible by the concerned department/authority in the interest of public safety to reduce accidents and mortality rate .
  • Establishment related work of   Non Gazetted staff.
  1. Selecting Traffic Inspectors amongst Coy. Commdrs. of P.A.C. and sending them for specialised training..
  2. Selecting Traffic Sub Inspectors amongst  S.I.A.P./ Platoon Commdrs. of P.A.C. for basic and specialised training and their postings.
  3. Selecting Hd.Const. Traffic Police/ Const. Traffic Police amongst HCAP and Const. A.P. through Range IsG/ DIsG for training and posting as Head  Constables Traffic Police and Constables Traffic Police as per vacancies.
  4. Presenting work assessment report of Supdt. Of Police/Addl.Supdt. of Police/Deputy Supdt. Of Police to the Director Genl. Of Police and other concerned officer before acceptance of their annual remarks.
  5. To look into complaints against gazetted and non-gazetted staff of Traffic Police and ensure proper necessary actions in them.

    (3)  Organisational Structure :

            Post sanctioned for the Headquarter

    Director traffic                                         -  One

    Inspector General of Police Traffic               -   One

    Dy. Director traffic                                     -  One

    D.I.(M)/Head Clerk                                   -  One

    D.I.(M)/Confidential Assistants                   -  Two

    S.I.(M)/Noter-Drafters                               -   Four

    A.S.I.(M)/Assistant clerks                           -   Two

    Head Const. Driver                                    -   One

    Constable Driver                                       -   One

    Daftary                                                    -   One

    Orderly Peons                                         -   Five

     

    • Post Sanctioned for the District :

     S.No. Name of the Post                         Sanctioned Allocation  

     1 .Addl.Ss.P. Traffic             10 (Lucknow/Kanpur Nagar/ Ghaziabad/ Gautambudh Nagar/Agra/                                                                             Bareilly/ Gorakhpur/Varanasi/ /Meerut/ Allahabad).                             

    2 .Dy. Ss.P.Traffic                                07   (Lucknow/Kanpur Nagar/Ghaziabad/ Varanasi/Agra/Meerut/                                                                                      Allahabad)                       

    3. Traffic Inspectors                             09    Details given below                                                

    4. Traffic Sub Inspectors                       90         ,,                                              

    5. Head Constables Traffic                  501           ,,                                           

    6. Constables Traffic                         3056         ,,                                

     

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     NAME OF THE  DISTRICT

    Staff sanctioned by the Govt 

    Staff  allocated by DGP UP Lucknow  vide his order dated 04.07.2008

    T.I.

    T.S.I.

    Head

    Constable

    Constable

    T.I.

    T.S.I.

    Head

    Constable

    Constable

    1.

    LUCKNOW

    04

    36

    120

    722

    04

    30

    100

    600

    2.

    KANPUR NAGAR

    01

    13

    122

    510

    01

    12

    70

    400

    3.

    ALLAHABAD

    02

    10

    48

    298

    02

    10

    48

    300

    4.

    AGRA

    01

    12

    41

    285

    01

    12

    35

    200

    5.

    VARANASI

    01

    07

    40

    220

    01

    07

    30

    200

    6.

    GAZIABAD

    0

    06

    40

    134

    0

    05

    30

    150

    7.

    MEERUT

    0

    04

    30

    145

    0

    03

    20

    100

    8

    GAUTAMBUDH NAGAR

    0

    0

    01

    03

    0

    02

    25

    100

    9.

    BAREILLY

    0

    01

    05

    57

    0

    01

    05

    50

    10.

    FAIZABAD

    0

    01

    01

    16

    0

    01

    05

    50

    11.

    GORAKHPUR

    0

    0

    04

    45

    0

    01

    05

    50

    12.

    ALIGARH

    0

    0

    01

    21

    0

    01

    04

    40

    13.

    MORADABAD

    0

    0

    01

    23

    0

    01

    04

    40

    14.

    JHANSI

    0

    0

    02

    22

    0

    01

    04

    40

    15.

    MATHURA

    0

    0

    01

    20

    0

    01

    05

    25

    16.

    SAHARANPUR

    0

    0

    02

    27

    0

    01

    05

    25

    17.

    MUZAFFAR NAGAR

    0

    0

    02

    17

    0

    01

    05

    25

    18.

    SHAHJAHANPUR

    0

    0

    01

    15

    0

    0

    02

    20

    19.

    AZAMGARH

    0

    0

    01

    13

    0

    0

    02

    20

    20.

    BULANDSHAHAR

    0

    0

    01

    13

    0

    0

    04

    20

    21.

    KANPUR DEHAT

    0

    0

    01

    19

    0

    0

    02

    20

    22.

    RAMPUR

    0

    0

    02

    21

    0

    0

    02

    18

    23.

    FATHEGARH

    0

    0

    01

    17

    0

    0

    02

    15

    24.

    ETAWAH

    0

    0

    01

    15

    0

    0

    02

    15

    25.

    MIRZAPUR

    0

    0

    01

    12

    0

    0

    02

    15

    26.

    MAINPURI

    0

    0

    0

    14

    0

    0

    02

    15

    27.

    ETAH

    0

    0

    01

    15

    0

    0

    02

    15

    28.

    FIROZABAD

    0

    0

    02

    10

    0

    0

    02

    15

    29.

    BASTI

    0

    0

    0

    11

    0

    0

    02

    15

    30.

    SITAPUR

    0

    0

    0

    10

    0

    0

    02

    15

    31.

    BIJNORE

    0

    0

    0

    10

    0

    0

    02

    15

    32.

    BANDA

    0

    0

    01

    12

    0

    0

    02

    10

    33.

    GONDA

    0

    0

    0

    11

    0

    0

    02

    10

    34.

    BAGPAT

    0

    0

    01

    03

    0

    0

    02

    10

    35.

    BADAUN

    0

    0

    0

    12

    0

    0

    02

    10

    36.

    PILIBHIT

    0

    0

    0

    10

    0

    0

    02

    10

    37.

    AMAROHA

    0

    0

    01

    03

    0

    0

    02

    10

    38.

    HARDOI

    0

    0

    01

    11

    0

    0

    02

    10

    39.

    UNNAO

    0

    0

    0

    09

    0

    0

    02

    10

    40.

    RAI BARELI

    0

    0

    01

    11

    0

    0

    02

    10

    41.

    KHIRI

    0

    0

    0

    06

    0

    0

    02

    10

    42

    BARABANKI

    0

    0

    0

    02

    0

    0

    02

    10

    43.

    AMBEDKAR NAGAR

    0

    0

    01

    03

    0

    0

    02

    10

    44.

    SULTANPUR

    0

    0

    0

    10

    0

    0

    02

    10

    45.

    BALLIA

    0

    0

    0

    10

    0

    0

    02

    10

    46.

    JAUNPUR

    0

    0

    0

    11

    0

    0

    02

    10

    47.  

    DEORIA

    0

    0

    0

    12

    0

    0

    02

    10

    48.

    SIDDHARTHNAGAR

    0

    0

    02

    10

    0

    0

    02

    10

    49.

    GHAZIPUR

    0

    0

    0

    11

    0

    0

    02

    10

    50

    BAHRAICH

    0

    0

    0

    11

    0

    0

    02

    10

    51.

    CHANDAULI

    0

    0

    01

    03

    0

    0

    02

    10

    52.

    LALITPUR

    0

    0

    01

    09

    0

    0

    02

    10

    53.

    HAMIRPUR

    0

    0

    01

    09

    0

    0

    02

    10

    54

    JALAUN

    0

    0

    0

    10

    0

    0

    02

    10

    55.

    HATHRAS

    0

    0

    01

    03

    0

    0

    02

    10

    56.

    PRATAPGARH

    0

    0

    0

    04

    0

    0

    02

    10

    57

    FATEHPUR

    0

    0

    0

    12

    0

    0

    02

    10

    58

    KAUSHAMBI

    0

    0

    01

    03

    0

    0

    01

    10

    59.

    AURAIYA

    0

    0

    01

    03

    0

    0

    01

    10

    60.

    BALRAMPUR

    0

    0

    01

    03

    0

    0

    01

    10

    61.

    KANNAUJ

    0

    0

    01

    03

    0

    0

    01

    10

    62.

    CHITRAKOOT

    0

    0

    01

    03

    0

    0

    01

    10

    63

    MAHOBA

    0

    0

    01

    03

    0

    0

    01

    10

    64

    SHRAWASTI

    0

    0

    01

    03

    0

    0

    01

    10

    65.

    SANT KABIR NAGAR

    0

    0

    01

    03

    0

    0

    01

    10

    66.

    KUSHINAGAR

    0

    0

    01

    03

    0

    0

    01

    10

    67.

    MAU

    0

    0

    02

    10

    0

    0

    01

    10

    68.

    MAHRAJGANJ

    0

    0

    02

    10

    0

    0

    01

    10

    69.

    SANTRAVIDASNAGAR

    0

    0

    01

    03

    0

    0

    01

    10

    70

    SONBHDRA

    0

    0

    02

    10

    0

    0

    01

    10

    71

    KASGANJ

    0

    0

    0

    0

    0

    0

    01

    10

    72

    SHAMALI

    0

    0

    0

    0

    0

    0

    0

    0

    73

    HAPUR

    0

    0

    0

    0

    0

    0

    0

    0

    74

    SAMBHAL

    0

    0

    0

    0

    0

    0

    0

    0

    75

    AMETHI

    0

    0

    0

    0

    0

    0

    0

    0

    76.

    TRAFFIC DIRECTORATE, UP, LUCKNOW  FOR TRANING, ENFORCEMENT & EMERGENCY DUTY E.T.C..RESERVE

    0

    0

    0

    0

    0

    0

    05

    10

    77.

    G.R.P.

    0

    0

    0

    18

    0

    0

    0

    18

     

    TOTAL

    09

    90

    501

    3056

    09

    90

    501

    3056

     

     (4)  Present Activities :                                                    

     

    • Selecting  Traffic Inspectors, Traffic Sub Inspectors, Head Constables Traffic Police and Constables Traffic Police amongst Coy.comdr ./Platoon comdr / S.I.A.P./ HC AP/ Const. AP for training and posting as Traffic sub inspectors, Head constables Traffic Police /Constables Traffic Police in various districts as per vacancies. 
    • Making indepth study, analysing and adopting various road safety measures and issuing necessary directions in this regards to all concerned for effective implementations. 
    • Purchasing equipments required for road safety ,enforcement work ,training and supplying to all concerned subsequently. 
    • Effective monitoring of highways patrolling and “traffic aid centers” established on the highways for controlling and preventing accidents. Sending  datas of road  accidents to Govt. of India in prescribed proforma for formulating  policies and taking decision accordingly . 
    • Enforcing  traffic rules ,regulations and legal provisions of M.V.Act strictly by effectively launching special drives time to time. 
    • Ensuring proper  utilisation of “shaman shulk” (compounding charges) as per  rules. 
    • Making people aware about the road safety measures and various provisions of law, rules and regulations by organising training and various other programmes. 
    • Organising traffic week/month at the  district / state level .
    1.  
      1. Imparting training and providing information about traffic rules and regulations to students(boys/girls)/N.C.C.Cadets/Traffic wardens/driver of commercial and private vehicles.
      2. Imparting road safety education in different school  and colleges of the state to students and teachers.
      3. Organizing quiz programmes and film shows about road safety, different kinds of races/painting competitions for school children and various other programmes for college students ,teachers and general public.
      4. Enrolling and training  traffic wardens.
      5. Distributing callendors, pamphlets and other relevant literature about road safety amongst public and different sections of society including  school and college through I/C of Distt. Police.
      6. Publicising road safety measures through T.V.,Radio, various news papers and magazines widely.Road safety fillers on F.M. Radio city channel have  become a big hit.
      7. Providing necessary useful informations to the departmental personnel  and general public through web site of Traffic Directorate

    (5)  Information for departmental use
    CHECKLIST FOR FIRST INFORMATION REPORT REGISTERED BY  POLICE   DEPARTMENT IN ROAD ACCIDENT CASES.
    1. Time of accident/ date
    2. Place of accident
    3. Rural/Urban
    4. Type of road where accident occurred –National highways/State highways/other road
    5. Near accident place - Enchroachment effected/congested bridge/nullah/pedistrian crossing/station/bus stop or stand/petrol pump/residential area/office/school/college/market/factory/industrial area/railway crossing(manned/unmanned)/religious place/place  of entertainment as:- cinema hall etc./hospital/other crowd places/village/office/complex
    6. Reasons of accidents- .Light/heavy rain/flooding/dust storm/fog/cloudy/bad weather/shortage of light/snow fall/strong wind/very hot/very cold and  other extra ordinary weather condition
    7. (A)  Type of vehicle- Four wheeler/truck/bus/tractor/jeep/taxi/three wheeler/auto/rickshaw/two wheeler/moped/scooter/motor cycle /animal drawn vehicle/hand drawn vehicle/other vehicle/pedistrian animal  etc. and others

      (B)Age of accidental vehicle

      (C)Type of license of the driver-Private(regular/learning/without license)commercial(regular/learning/without license)

              (D) Vehicle driver- Owner/private vehicle driver/commercial vehicle driver/driver on hire and others

              (E)Whose fault in accident – (details of fault)

    8. Speed of vehicle at the time of accident

    9.  Nature of accident- Overturning/Head on collision/Rear end collision etc.

    10. No. of person died/injured/grevious injury as a result of accident

                 (A) Details—Age/Male/Female/Children/Boys/Girl

                 (B) Details of injury of injured

                 (C) Educational qualification

    11. Condition of road where accident occurred-Slippery/high and low/kutcha/pucca  etc.

    12. details of road----general road/slight curve/sharp curve etc.

    13. Type of  traffic control at the time of accident---Through const./Through traffic light signals etc.

    (6) Information for public use

    (A)  General public can send their grievances in the proforma given below

    PROFORMA FOR TRAFFICE COMPLAINT CARD

     Please fill in this card and post it.

     Nature of Complaint

    1-                    Misbehaviour

    2-                     Refusal to take to the destination 

    3-                     Faulty meter 

    4-                     Overcharging. Charged Rs…       From ……….  to………. 

    5-                     Not stopping the bus at Bus Stop 

    6-                     Overloaded Bus/ Truck

     

    7-                     Wrong & Dangerous Driving 

    8-                     Any other complaint……………… 

    Date………..     Place……………

    Time……….    Vehicle.No.

    Type of Vehicle TSR/TAXI/BUS

                            Name.......................................................................

                            Address....................................................................

                            …………………………………………………………..

                            Name..........................................

                            (Signature)                            Tel. No………….

     

    (B)       Proforma for  permission certificate for plying heavy commercial Vehicle/light commercial Vehicle on restricted roads for restricted timings.

    S.No.

    Permission certificate for permanent/temporary----------------------------------

    Dept/Agency/Pvt/Coy----------------------------------------------------------------------

    Vehicle registration no.---------------------------------------------------------------

    Transported mateial ------------------------------------------------

    Time--------------------

    Validity period from……………..to………………

                            (Note:-Separate colour for separate category may be given)

    Traffic police ----------------------

                            (Name of the district)                Signature of the competent  officer

     

                                                                            Name of the officer-

                                                                            Post-

    DETAIL OF COMPOUNDING CHARGES(SHAMAN SHULK) AGAINST CHALLANS FOR THE TRAFFIC RULES VIOLATIONS

    (A) OFFENCES AND PUNISHMENET/ FINE UNDER THE MOTOR VEHICLES ACT, 1988 & THE CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLES RULES, 1989

    In exercise of the powers under section 200 of the Motor Vehicle Act 1988 (Act no. 59 of 1988), the Governor is pleased to authorize the officers mentioned in column-2 of the schedule given below to compound traffic offences committed and punishable under section/sections mentioned in column-4 with the amounts specified against each in column-5 of said schedule.

    SCHEDULE 

    S.No.

    Officers on whom authority conferred to compound

    Offence

    Section  under which offence punishable

    Amount for composition specified (Rs.)

    1

    2

    3

    4

    5

    1.

    Gazetted officers of Civil Police/Traffic Police and

    Inspectors/Sub Inspectors of Traffic Police and

    All Police Station Officers   within Jurisdiction of   district appointed. 

    Driving licence given to other person

    Motor Vehicles      Act 1988, Section 6(2) read with Section 177

         100/-

    Ist  Offence

          250/-

     2nd Offence or Subsequent offences(s) 

    2.

                  -Above-

    Using Registration  Number of other State for more than 12 months

    Motor Vehicles Act 1988, Section 47 read with Section 177

         100/-

    Ist  Offence

          200/-

     2nd Offence or Subsequent offences(s)

    3.

                  -Above-

    Fail to produce Driving Licence on demand

    Motor Vehicles Act 1988, Section 130(1) and Section 177

         100/-

    Ist  Offence

          200/-

     2nd Offence or Subsequent offences(s)

    4.

                  -Above-

    1. Use of walkman while driving.

    2. Use of mobile phone while driving.

    Sub rules(6) (D)  and 25 of  Rule 21 of the Central Motor Vehicles Rules 1989 read with Section 177 of the Motor Vehicles Act 1988

           100/-

    Ist  Offence

          200/-

     2nd Offence or Subsequent offences(s)

    5.

                  -Above-

    Driving two wheeler without helmet

    U.P. Motor Vehicles Rules          1998

    Rule 201 read with Motor Vehicles Act 1988 Section 177

          100/-

    Ist  Offence

          250/-

     2nd Offence or Subsequent offences(s)

    6.

                -Above-

    Violation of traffic rules by driver (Traffic Red Light/ Yellow Light (Continuous) and changing lanes without signals

    Motor Vehicles     Act 1988  Section 119 read with  Section 177

          100/-

    Ist  Offence

          200/-

     2nd Offence or Subsequent offences(s)

    7.

                -Above-

    Driver not using specified traffic signals

    Motor Vehicles     Act 1988  Section 121 read with  Section 177

         100/-

    Ist  Offence

          200/-

     2nd Offence or Subsequent offences(s)

    8

                -Above-

    Driving two wheeler with 3 passengers

    Motor Vehicles     Act 1988  Section 128 read with  Section 177

         100/-

    Ist  Offence

          200/-

     2nd Offence or Subsequent offences(s)

    9.

                -Above-

    Dangerously parked vehicles at public place

    Motor Vehicles     Act 1988  Section 122, 126 read with  Section 177

         100/-

    Ist  Offence

          200/-

     2nd Offence or Subsequent offences(s)

    10.

                -Above-

    Four wheeler driver and front seat passenger not using seat belts.

    Central Motor Vehicles  Rules    1989  Rule 138 (3)  read with  Motor Vehicles Act 1988 section 177

         100/-

    Ist  Offence

          200/-

     2nd Offence or Subsequent offences(s)

    11.

                    -Above-

    1. Driving Vehicles without number plate

    2.Number plate not made in prescribed format. Numbers or letters not in prescribed shape and size.

       Central Motor   Vehicles  Rules    1989  Rule 50  read with  Motor Vehicles Act 1988 section 177

         Central Motor Vehicles  Rules    1989  Rule 51  read with  Motor Vehicles Act 1988 section 177

          100/-

    Ist  Offence

          300/-

     2nd Offence or Subsequent offences(s)

    12.

                    -Above-

    Directions not followed according to Law

    Motor Vehicles Act 1988 section 179 (!)

    200/-

    13.

                    -Above-

    Providing fake information or hiding information

    Motor Vehicles Act 1988 section 179 (2)

        350/-

    14.

                    -Above-

    Against Motor Vehicles Act 1988 Section 3 & 4, giving own vehicles and permission to other person to drive.

    Motor Vehicles Act 1988 section 5 read with Section 180

         700/-

    15.

                    -Above-

    Driving Vehicles at public place by Under Age person

    Motor Vehicles Act 1988 section 4 read with Section 181

        350/-

    16.

                    -Above-

    Driving Vehicles at public place without driving licence

    Motor Vehicles Act 1988 section 3 read with Section 181

         350/-

    17.

                    -Above-

    Driving Vehicles with Exceeding prescribed speed limit.

    Motor Vehicles Act 1988 section 112 read with Section 183

         300/-

    Ist  Offence

          700/-

     2nd Offence or Subsequent offences(s)

    18.

                    -Above-

    Driving Vehicles dangerously

    Motor Vehicles Act 1988 section 184

         500/-

    Ist  Offence

          1000/-

     2nd Offence or Subsequent offences(s)

    19.

                  -Above-

    Driving Vehicles by mentally or physically disabled person

    Motor Vehicles Act 1988 section 186

           200/-

    Ist  Offence

          300/-

     2nd Offence or Subsequent offences(s)

    20.

                  -Above-

    Violates prescribed standards of Road safety, control of noise and Air pollution at public place.

    Motor Vehicles Act 1988 section 190(2)

           1000/-

    Ist  Offence

          2000/-

     2nd Offence or Subsequent offences(s)

    21.

                  -Above-

    Use of unregistered Vehicles in public place.

    Motor Vehicles Act 1988 section 39 read with section 192

         1000/-

    Ist  Offence

          2000/-

     2nd Offence or Subsequent offences(s)

     

    (B) Details of compounding charges (summan shulk) against traffic violation under Police Act 1861

    S  l.

    Offences

    Section of Police Act

    Compounding charges.

    1.

    Obstructing a  road by parking a vehicle without proper light

    31/32

    100-00

    2.

    Obstructing a road by plying animal cart or leaving it freely on the road.

    31/32

    100-00

    3.

    Projection of goods  more than 5 ft in front or back of the vehicles without proper indication

    31/32

    100-00

    4.

    Parking a vehicle in the restricted area

    31/32

    100-00

    5.

    Stopping a vehicle for carrying and disembarking passengers on the side of the road without proper stand

    31/32

    100-00

    6.

    Bringing a goods carrier (medium and heavy vehicle) in the restricted areas in restricted timing for loading and unloading

    31/32

    100-00

    7.

    Violation of traffic signals /signs

    31/32

    100-00

    8.

    Driving a vehicle with a person sitting on the left or right side of the vehicle

    31/32

    100-00

    9.

    Plying a vehicle without proper registration number and plate

    31/32

    100-00

    10.

    Plying an animal driven vehicle by a  person below 18 years of age that is  causing danger on the road.

    31/32
    100-00
    11.
    Leaving a vehicle on the road  in an undesirable position  which is  dangerous for the public
    34
    50-00

     

    IMPORTANT ACTS AND RULES IN CONNECTION WITH TRAFFIC

     

    (A)  MOTOR VEHICLE ACT  1939 WAS REPLACED BY  MOTOR VEHICLE ACT 1988 AFTER DUE AMMENDMENTS. 

     AMMENDMENTS OF CENTRAL ACT  

    1. THE MOTOR VEHICLE (AMMENDMENT) ,ACT 1994   (54 OF 1994)
    2. THE MOTOR VEHICLE (AMMENDMENT) ,ACT 2000   ( 27 OF 2000)
    3. THE MOTOR VEHICLE (AMMENDMENT) ,ACT, 2001  (39 OF 2001)

     

    (B) AMMENDMENT OF CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLE RULES,1989 

    1. THE CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLE(AMMENDMENT)RULES,1989(G.S.R.933(E)DATED 28.10.1989)

    2 .NOTIFICATION NO.S.O.766(E)DATED 27.9.1989.

    3 .NOTIFICATION NO.S.O.869(E) DATED 27.10.1989

    4.  THE CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLES (AMMENDMENT)RULES, 1990(G.S.R.389(E) DATED 21.3.1990)

    5.  NOTIFICATION NO. S.O. 941 (E) DATED 11.12.1990

    6.  NOTIFICATION NO. S.O. 427 (E) DATED 27.6.1991.

    7.  THE CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLES (AMMENDMENT) RULES,1993(G.S.R.)338(E) DATED 26.3.1993.

    8.  THE CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLES (SECOND AMMENDMENT) RULES , 1993(G.S.R.)609(E), DATED 15.9.1993.

    9.  THE CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLES ( THIRD ) AMMENDMENT RULES, 1993(G.S.R.799(E), DATED 30.12.1993.)

    10. THE CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLES(AMMENDMENT) RULES, 1994(G.S.R. 732(E), DATED 30.9.1994)

    11. THE CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLES(AMMENDMENT) RULES, 1995  (G.S.R.644(E), DATED 25.9.1995)

    12. THE CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLES(AMMENDMENT) RULES, 1996(G.S.R.163E), DATED29.3.1996)

    13. THE CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLES(AMMENDMENT) RULES, 1997(G.S.R.395(E), DATED16.7.1997)

    14. THE CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLES(AMMENDMENT) RULES, 1997(G.S.R.493(E), DATED 28.8.1997)

    15. THE CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLES(AMMENDMENT) RULES, 1998(G.S.R.29(E), DATED 15.1.1998)

    16. THE CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLES(AMMENDMENT) RULES, 19984(G.S.R. 46(E), DATED21.1.1998)

    17. THE CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLES(AMMENDMENT) RULES, 1999(G.S.R.214(E), DATED 18.3.1999)

    18. THE CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLES(AMMENDMENT) RULES, 1999(G.S.R.399(E), DATED1.6.1999)

    19. THE CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLES(AMMENDMENT) RULES, 1999(G.S.R.627(E), DATED8.9.1999)

    20. THE CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLES(AMMENDMENT) RULES, 1999(G.S.R.684(E), DATED5.10.1999)

    21. NOTIFICATION NO.G.S.R. 800(E), DATED 3.12.1999.

    22. THE CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLES ( FIRST AMMENDMENT) RULES, 2000 (G.S.R. 65(E), DATED 25.1.2000)

    23. THE CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLES ( SECOND  AMMENDMENT) RULES, 2000 (G.S.R 76(E), DATED  31.1.2000)

    24. THE CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLES (THIRD AMMENDMENT) RULES,2000 (G.S.R.77(E), DATED 31.1.2000)

    25. THE CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLES ( FOURTH AMMENDMENT) RULES, 2000 (G.S.R.99(E), DATED  9.2.2000

    26. THE CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLES ( FIFTH  AMMENDMENT) RULES, 2000 (G.S.R.129(E), DATED  16.2.2000)

    27. THE CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLES ( SISTH AMMENDMENT) RULES, 2000 (G.S.R.642(E), DATED  28.7.2000)

    28. NOTIFICATION NO.G.S.R.. 779 (E) DATED 29.8.2000.

    29. THE CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLES ( FIRST AMMENDMENT) RULES, 2001 (G.S.R.221(E), DATED 28.3.2001

    30. THE CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLES ( SECOND AMMENDMENT) RULES, 2001 (G.S.R.286(E), DATED 24.4.2001)

    31. THE CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLES ( THIRD AMMENDMENT) RULES, 2001 (G.S.R284.(E), DATED 24.4.2001)

    32.  NOTIFICATION NO.G.S.R.263 (E) DATED 19.4.2001

    33..THE CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLES (  FOURTH AMMENDMENT) RULES, 2001 (G.S.R 659(E), DATED12.9..2001)

    34. THE CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLES ( FIFTH AMMENDMENT) RULES, 2001 (G.S.R660.(E), DATED12.9..2001)

    35. THE CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLES ( SIXTH AMMENDMENT) RULES, 2001 (G.S.R675.(E), DATED17.9..2001)

    36.  NOTIFICATION NO.S.O.938 (E) DATED 24.9.2001.

    37. THE CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLES (SEVENTH AMMENDMENT) RULES, 2001(G.S.R853.(E), DATED19.11.2001)

    38. THE CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLES ( EIGHTH AMMENDMENT) RULES, 2001 (G.S.R901.(E), DATED13.12..2001)

    39. THE CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLES (FIRST AMMENDMENT) RULES, 2002 (G.S.R116.(E), DATED27.2..2001)

    40. THE CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLES (SECOND AMMENDMENT) RULES, 2002 (G.S.R242.(E), DATED28.3..2001)

    41. NOTIFICATION NO.S.O.499 (E) DATED 9.5.2002.

    42. THE CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLES (THIRD AMMENDMENT) RULES, 2002 (G.S.R400.(E), DATED31.5..2002)

    43. THE CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLES (FOURTH AMMENDMENT) RULES, 2002 (G.S.R699.(E), DATED10.10..2001

    44. THE CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLES (FIFTH AMMENDMENT) RULES, 2002 (G.S.R788.(E), DATED27.11..2001

    45. THE CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLES (SIXTH AMMENDMENT) RULES, 2002 (G.S.R845.(E), DATED27.12..2001

    46. NOTIFICATION NO.S.O.59 (E) DATED 21.1.2003.

     

    (C)  Uttar Pradesh Motor Vehicle  Rules, 1998

    Uttar Pradesh Motor Vehicle   Rules, 1995 was amended & in its place replaced by Uttar Pradesh Motor Vehicle   Rules, 1998. 

    (D) Necessity of helmet and legal provisions:--

            Two wheelers are responsible for 16% road accidents in U.P. because  it is not very stable vehicle. Wearing helmet for two wheeler driver is  necessary  as it saves head region of driver and its pillio rider during dangerous  fall or slip or accident.

                LEGAL PROVISIONS

    CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLES ACT,1988

    129-Wearing of protective headgear.- Every person driving or riding(otherwise than in a side car on a motor cycle of any class or description)shall while in a public place, wear (protective headgear conforming  to the standards of Bureau of Indian Standards)

    Provided that the provisions of this section shall  not apply to a person who is a  sikh if he is while driving or riding on the motor cycle in a public place wearing a turban;

          Provided further that the State Government may by such rules provide for such exceptions as it may think fit.

    Explanation—Protective headgear” means a helmet which,--

    (a) by virtue of it’s shape ,material and construction could reasonably be expected to afford to the person driving or riding on a motor cycle a degree of protection from injury in the event of an accident and

    (b) is securely fastened to the head of the wearer  by means of straps or other fastenings provided on the headgear.

                Corresponding Law of S.85-A of M.V Act 1939

                Objects and  Reasons:-Clause 129 empowers the State Government to prescribed protective headgear to be worn by the drivers or pillion riders of motor cycle other than a person who is a Sikh wearing a turban and to make such exemption as the State Government thinks fit.

    Notes on clauses

    Substituted by section 38 of Bill no 53 of 1994 seeks to amend Section 129 to make the wearing of  protective headgear conforming to the standards of Bureau of Indian Standards Obligatory.

     

    UTTAR PRADESH MOTOR VEHICLES RULES 1998 

    201.  Protective headgear-Wearing of- (1) Every person while driving or riding a motor cycle, a scooter or moped shall wear a protective headgear conforming to the specification given in sub-rule (2) below .

    (2)Each protective headgear shall

       (i) be of specifications of Bureau of Indian Standards

       (ii) be permanently and legibly labelled in such manner that level or levels can be 

            read easily without removing padding or any other permanent material description

            such as-

              (a) manufacturer’s name of identification

                (b)size;

                (c) month and year of manufacture; and

                (d) the mark  of the Bureau if Indian Standards

        (iii) have minimum three adhesive type retro reflective red colour strips of the size of 2 centimeter multiplied by 15 centimeter affixed horizontally on back of the  headgear which will illuminate during the night;

    Providing that sub rule (1) of this rule shall not apply to-

                  (a) every pillion  rider of a motor cycle, scooter or a moped

                  (b) any [person  wearing a turban while driving a motor cycle, scooter or a moped in a public place,

    Explamation- for the purposes of this rule turban means cloth 6 meter by 82 centimeter which any person while driving a motor cycle, scooter or moped in a public  place may tie as such around his head.

    (E)     Legal provision of seat belt:-

    Wearing seat belt for the occupants of motor vehicle other than motor cycle/three wheeler of engine capacity not exceeding 500  c.c. and having provisions for seat belt is necessary for the safety from road accidents.

    LEGAL PROVISIONS 

    CENTRAL   MOTOR VEHICLES  RULES 1989

    125- Safety belt, collapsible steering, column auto dipper and padded dash boards (1)One year from the date of commencement of the Central Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Rules 1993, the manufacturer of every motor vehicle other than motor cycles and three wheelers of engine capacity not exceeding 500 cc. shall equip every such vehicle with a seat belt for the driver and for the person occupying the front seat.

            (1-A) The manufacturer of every motor vehicle of M-1 category shall equip every motor vehicle with a seat belt for a person occupying the front facing rear seat.

    Sub-R (1-A) Substitute by G.S.R. 400( E) dated 31.5.2002 (w.e.f. 31.5.2002.).Before its substitution, sub-R.(1-A) read  as underL1-A) The manufacturer of every motor vehicle other than heavy passenger vehicle motor cycles and three wheelers shall equip such vehicle with a seat belt for the person occupying the rear seat.

        Provided that the specifications of safety Belt Assemblies and Safety .Belt Anchorages in motor vehicles shall conform to AIS; 005-2000and AIS;015-2000

    Specifications, respectively as may be amended from time to time ;till such time as corresponding Bureau of Indian Standards specifications are notified.

    Provided further that on and after Ist October,2002,the specification of Safety Belt Assemblies and Safety Belt Anchorages in motor vehicles shall conform toAIS005-2000 and AIS:015-2000 specifications ,respectively)

     (5)Inserted by G.S.R.400(E),dated 31.5.2002. On and after Ist January 2003,the size and specifications on seats ,their Anchorages and Head Restraints(excluding luggage retention)on –M-I vehicles category shall conform to AIS:016-2000 specifications ,as may be amended from time to time ,till such times corresponding Bureau of Indian Standards specifications are notified.

    Inserted by G.S.R.400(E),dated 31.5.2002)

    125-A Safety belt etc. for construction equipment vehicles One year from the date of commencement of the Central Motor Vehicles (Sixth Amendment) Rules 2000 the manufacturer of every construction equipment vehicle other than an agriculture tractor shall equip every such vehicle with a seat belt for the driver and for the person  occupying  the front seat and with rear view mirror.

    Inserted by G.S.R.642 (E),dated 28.7.2000(w.e.f. 28.7.2000) 

    Section 138. Signals and additional safety measures for (motor vehicle) 

    Sub section (3) In a motor vehicle in which seat belts have been provided under sub rule (1)or sub rule (1-A)of rule 125 or rule 125-A as the case may be it shall be ensured that the driver and the person seated in the front seat or the persons occupying front facing rear seats as the case may be wear the seat belts while the vehicle is in motion.

     (F) Provisions  for parking handicapped persons:-

     

    1. Identifying and reserving 5% of available space in parking places for the handicapped persons in all the parking.

    2. Making   rectangles on the surface of parking areas in the size of a  motor vehicles.

    3. Making a strip at the distance of 3 feet from the parking rectangle to avoid parking of any other vehicle in between and making possible accessibility of wheel chair to the vehicle.

    4. A wheel chair shall be painted in the rectangle as per instructions and reserved for handicapped shall be written on it .

    5. No. charges shall be taken from the handicapped.

    6. Only persons having medical certificate provided by chief medical officer are eligible for this parking.

    7. Aforesaid certificate may be shown/hanged on the rear view mirror after lamination  during parking.

    8. Strict action shall be taken against the persons/vehicle occupying handicapped parking illegally by using crane , clamping wheel and challaning  vehicle

    9. Contract shall be cancelled if some contractor is allowing parking of other vehicles on the reserved area for the handicapped vehicles.

     

     

     

     

     

     

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