Nagpur: The traffic police have asked 3.65 lakh violators to appear before the Lok Adalat and pay the fine.
According to the data, 3.65 lakh motorists of Nagpur district, who had not paid the fine of more than Rs 46 crore at all, he was asked to be present in the pre-litigation Lok Adalat held in the Motor Vehicles Court.
Most of the violators have completely ignored the e-challan and continue to violate the traffic rules and regulations as well.
Sources in the traffic police department have also told that in the past also the violators were given ultimatums many times to pay the traffic challan dues. He will have to appear before the Lok Adalat. But even they have failed to bring the violators in line, sources said.
On Saturday, only 256 vehicle drivers appeared in the Lok Adalat and paid a fine of Rs 1,98,310.
It also seems that violators are taking the e-challan system very lightly, a common view of traffic experts. Along with this, he has also demanded complete suspension of the driving license of the violators and implementation of stringent measures like 100% recovery of the fine.
Many violators also reported that they have not received the challan
Data from the last few years also shows that the number of e-challans issued to motorists for violating various provisions of the Motor Vehicles Act has increased manifold across the district.
Experts also pointed out that the reason for this is also the lack of strict action against those who do not pay traffic fines.
Meanwhile, a senior police officer has also said that if the violators do not pay the fine, Then the department is planning to register a case against them in regular courts.
However, many violators also reported that they have not received the challan. In response, the senior police officer also said that such vehicle owners or motorists, in general, can check the status of their e-challans on the website of the traffic police.