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Tinted glasses in vehicles, smoking to be checked in city

Tinted glasses in vehicles, smoking to be checked in city


Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Aug 2, 2016: As per reports the Mangaluru City police is all set to launch a serious  drive against use of tinted glasses in vehicles that restrict vision as prescribed under motor vehicles act.


Tinted glassesThe drive will be in line with a Supreme Court order that banned use of such tinted glasses. As per rules, windscreen and rear window glasses should have light transmission of 70% and that for side windows should have at least 50%.

Mangaluru city police commissioner M Chandra Sekhar said the campaign, which will be held within a week, would not spare any vehicle, whether it is government or privately-owned. "All vehicles will be checked and tint stickers will be removed on the spot," the commissioner said at an SC/ST monthly grievance meeting.

Replying to a query by dalit leader Ramesh Kotian on the rising illegal activities here, the commissioner said they plan to increase the number of CCTV cameras in the city. "Currently there are 42 CCTV cameras fixed at various parts of the city. We plan to install 60 more at selected locations in the city. Tender process has been commenced to procure and install CCTV cameras," he said, adding that work would begin soon.

Chandra Sekhar added the city police would also launch an awareness drive in association with NGOs against the use of cigarette, beedi and other tobacco products and close down shops that sell these products near schools.


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Rajeshwari Shetty, Mangaluru Tue, August-2-2016, 2:01
There are so many who violate the traffic rules , No action is taken on them.
Veeresh B S, kalburgi Tue, August-2-2016, 12:43
For what we have to be strictly we do not ? But what we not required we act seriously.? Now the traffic police have woke Up to charge on
Rasheed Ansari, Mangalore Tue, August-2-2016, 12:28
the drivers use mobile [ones while driving the vehicle which is very risky ? Why no action is taken against it . He should be charged a spot fine of 1000Rs. So many were killed in Farangipet when a speeding truck rammed into an auto and later a car ? driver was busy on a call
Shwetha nayak, Mangaluru Tue, August-2-2016, 12:24
The tinted glasses to the four wheeler was banned a year back and the action is coming into force ?
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