Mangaluru, Dec 16, 2017: Traffic rule violations by private buses and auto rickshaw drivers was the highlight topped the phone-in-programme of city police commissioner T R Suresh here on Dec 15, Friday.
A caller from complained about auto drivers demanding excessive fare on meter at Maryhill and Lalbhagh. In reply, T R Suresh, appealed to the people to note down the number of the auto when drivers demand excess fare and file a complaint with the police. "Stringent action against erring autos will follow," he said.
Another citizen complained about traffic snarls at Nanthur Circle and alleged that police are not manning the traffic at the circle properly. Suresh, in his reply, assured that traffic management at various circles in the city will be improved.
When the issue of private bus staff not issuing tickets to passengers was raised by a caller, Suresh said; Issuing ticket to passengers is a must and if anyone is not doing so, please register a complaint and police will take action.
A person called from Shakthinagar urged the police to erect humps at Shakthinagar Cross Road to put a stop on speeding buses, Suresh directed the officials concerned to look into the issue.
A caller from Urwa store mentioned about the inconvenience being caused to pedestrians due to the parking on footpaths in many stretches; he was assured that the matter will be checked out.