Hyd traffic police to crack down on cars with tinted glasses, temporary no. plates

The city traffic police have asked the citizens to abide by the rules, regulations, and guidelines. If any vehicle is found violating the said rules and regulations, legal action will be initiated against the driver as well as against the owner of the vehicle under the Motor Vehicles Act, IPC, and the Hyderabad City Police Act.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  11 Jun 2022 1:18 PM GMT
Hyd traffic police to crack down on cars with tinted glasses, temporary no. plates

Hyderabad: The Hyderabad traffic police will conduct a special drive from 18 June to check violations like tinted glass, black films on car windows, irregular registration plates, using temporary registration plates even after a month of purchase, etc. The traffic department said that these offenses have contributed not only to traffic violations but also to criminal activities.

One of the vehicles used in the recent Jubilee Hills minor gangrape case, the Innova car's temporary registration was allegedly more than one month old and it also had tinted windows.

What the law says

Safety glasses/windshields: Central Motor Vehicles (CMV) Rule 100

The vehicle owners shall ensure that the windscreen and rear window of every motor vehicle that the visual transmission of light is not less than 70%. The glasses used for side windows are such and shall be maintained in such condition that the visual transmission of light is not less than 50%.

Registration number plates: CMV Rule 50, 51

The vehicle owners shall fix proper number plates on their vehicles as per the guidelines under rules 50 and 51 of CMV Rule 1989.

Temporary registration number plates: Motor Vehicles Act, Section 43

Temporary registration will be valid only for a period not exceeding one month and shall not be renewable. The vehicle owner shall get his vehicle registered, obtain a permanent registration number, and fix the registration number plate according to rules 50 and 51 of CMV Rule 1989.

Action against violators

The city traffic police have asked the citizens to abide by the rules, regulations, and guidelines. If any vehicle is found violating the said rules and regulations, legal action will be initiated against the driver as well as against the owner of the vehicle under the Motor Vehicles Act, IPC, and the Hyderabad City Police Act.

Meanwhile, commuters have been requested to inform the police of any traffic violations through Hyderabad Traffic Police Facebook, Twitter, and traffic helpline (9010203626).

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