Operation ROPE: Vendors encroaching on Hyd roads will now be fined

Fines ranging from Rs. 100 to 1,000 will be imposed against the offenders based on the obstructive item. Towing charge for two-wheelers is Rs. 200 along with a fine of Rs. 100 under section 177 of the MV Act and for four-wheelers, towing charge is Rs. 600 along with a fine of Rs. 100, the city traffic police said on Friday.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  1 Oct 2022 1:30 AM GMT
Operation ROPE: Vendors encroaching on Hyd roads will now be fined

Hyderabad: The Hyderabad traffic police will launch a two-fold special drive—Operation ROPE (Removal of obstructive parking and encroachments)— from 3 October to remove roadside encroachments.

Fines ranging from Rs. 100 to 1,000 will be imposed against the offenders based on the obstructive item. Towing charge for two-wheelers is Rs. 200 along with a fine of Rs. 100 under section 177 of the MV Act and for four-wheelers, towing charge is Rs. 600 along with a fine of Rs. 100, the city traffic police said on Friday.

A fine of Rs. 100 will be imposed against vehicles for crossing the stop line and Rs. 1,000 for obstructing free left.

Hyderabad commissioner of police C.V Anand has asked all establishment owners who are occupying footpaths to voluntarily vacate those spaces to enable smooth flow of traffic or face prosecution.

The traffic police have requested all drivers to cooperate and stop their vehicles before the stop line and not obstruct free left passage which will be indicated by cones and boards at junctions.

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