Drive Beyond 50 KMPH In Capital City, Pay Rs 7,000 Penalty

Bhubaneswar: Be prepared to pay a penalty of Rs 7,000 if you are driving your vehicle beyond 50 Kmph in the Capital City.

The Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) has installed Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) and Traffic Violation Detection System (TVDS) at 13 different locations to detect fast-moving vehicles.

According to sources, BSCL has installed ANPR and TVDS at 13 locations which include Patia Square, Power House Square, Sishu Bhawan Square, Capital Hospital Square, Rajmahal Square, Naka Gate Square, Trident Hotel Square, from Vani Vihar to Sishu Bhawan, KIIT Campus-3 Square, Kalinga Stadium Square, and Shastri Nagar Square.

Any vehicle overspeeding beyond the 50 Kmph speed limit shall receive an SMS on his/her on the registered mobile phone number informing about the penalty.

Violators will be imposed a penalty of Rs 7,000.

If the driver produces his/her driving licence at the time of payment of the fine, it will be reduced to Rs 2,000.

However, the violator’s driving licence will be suspended for 3 months for every offence. On the fourth such offence the driving licence will be cancelled.