Mangaluru, March 3, 2019: Hazardous and Chaotic parking on the roads of the city will be viewed seriously from now. All vehicles parked in no parking zones or those wrongly parked even in parking zone will be towed away by the newly introduced towing vehicle of Mangaluru traffic police. The new towing vehicle began its duty from March 2, Saturday.
There are 4 traffic police stations (North, East. West, South) under the Mangaluru police commissionerate and tenders had been floated for the procurement of 4 towing vehicles, one each for the respective police stations.
Illegally parked vehicles on the road side will be towed away by the towing vehicle to the concerned police station. The vehicle owner/driver will have to visit the concerned police station, pay the fines and then release their vehicle. The information was provided to the media by Mangaluru police commissioner Sandeep Patil.
Fines: Heavy vehicles: Rs 1,600; Medium vehicles: Rs 1,350; Light vehicles: Rs 1,100; Two wheelers: Rs 750