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First time in India, Hyderabad traffic police introduces new points system to control the traffic offenders.

 

If a driver/rider who is regular offender will get his license suspended.

 

Starting : August 1st 2017

Total points : 12

Time period :  24 months

 

Important points :

  • If a drivers exceeds 12 points in the tenure of 24 months, his/her license will be suspended for a period of 1 year.
  • If he is second time offender, means a  Driver who got back license after the suspension period and committed offense(crossed 12 points again), his license will be suspended for 2 years and It is similar for the 3rd time. 
  • Learners license will be canceled, If a driver crossed 5 points, he should apply for the new learners license.
  • Entire system runs on cashless model, all challans should be cleared online, it is a contact less model and it is introduced first time in India. 


Points table:

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Major offense: Drink and drive and Committing a robbery or similar offence.

 

Minor offense: Driving without Seat belt/Helmet and Carrying extra passengers.  

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40kmph speed inside the city, damm.. Travelling time will increase if everyone drives in that speed.
 

There are no proper roads in city and top of that they want to implement this rules.
 

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It is a welcome move by Hyderabad Police.

But how would they manage this, for example one licence is suspended, how would they ensure that the same person is not driving.

Whats are the charges if a person with suspended licence is found driving.

This is well tested and successfull formula on foreign lands, hope it works in India as well

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I have a same question.

How will they identify the driver without checking his ID.

 

Something is missing.

Do we need a license to buy a car.

Because I bought a car on my mother's name and she doesn't have a license. 

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Nope we don't require licence to buy a car.

Vehicle can even be registered on business names as well.

There should be very strict laws to monitor for people who drive with suspended licence.

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On 7/5/2017 at 8:03 PM, abhinay1189 said:
40kmph speed inside the city, damm.. Travelling time will increase if everyone drives in that speed.


It's not 40kmph, read it as permitted speed (E.g. 60kmph) +40kmph above this speed to attract penalty points
 

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Adding points table that is doing rounds in WhatsApp.

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Still clarity is missing, they are saying  contact less and cash less enforcement of traffic violations. 

 

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On 7/5/2017 at 8:03 PM, abhinay1189 said:

There are no proper roads in city and top of that they want to implement this rules.


Agree to this point, without proper infrastructure it is tough to achieve results.
 

13 hours ago, sai86 said:

for example one licence is suspended, how would they ensure that the same person is not driving.

 

It may be considered as If he is driving without license. 

 

How will they handle out of state license, One my friend has two licenses from two different states. :photo:

 

8 hours ago, sbhamidi said:

+40kmph above this speed to attract penalty points


Yeah

Driving upto 40km/hr higher than permitted speed, penalty is 2 points.
Driving above 40km/hr higher than permitted speed, penalty is 3 points.

Our cabbies will be breaking that rule on daily basis. 

But where are the speed limit boards. :D

 

16 minutes ago, shiva said:

Adding points table that is doing rounds in WhatsApp.

 

Yeah it is shared by Hyderabad traffic police.
 

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Better late than never, Brilliant step by the Hyderabad traffic police. It is a well known fact that, the formula has been successful in many parts of the world true but It is definitely a challenge to the officials having some serious control on this knowing the illegal acts occurring in the capital. 

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Traffic police started booking the violators.

Any idea how to check the points?

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I hope the law applies to everyone with no difference shown between the Govt. officials, Auto ricks and the RTC buses.

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Hey Guys,

I am confused!

How are 12 points calculated, different sources show different information.

Is it like accumulating 12 in a year(1-Aug-17 to 1-Aug-18) or is it like accumulating at any point of time in any time period and licence stands canceled for 1 year

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15 hours ago, sai86 said:

Is it like accumulating 12 in a year(1-Aug-17 to 1-Aug-18) or is it like accumulating at any point of time in any time period and licence stands canceled for 1 year

 

Agree on it, Information is not at all clear.

  • License is canceled, if you cross 12 points in the time period of 24 months
  • I guess it is from 1-August-17 to 1-August-19
  • Points will refresh after 1-August-19

There is no information on timelines, If license is canceled.

Imagine, If license is canceled on December-17, He will get it back on December-18.
From December-18, will he get complete 12 points till August-19.

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