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Speeding claims 33 lives this year: Police

December 12, 2018 7:33 am
Speeding claims 33 lives this year [Source: Facebook]

33 people have lost their lives on our roads this year as a result of speeding says Director Traffic SSP Mahesh Mishra.

He says more than 111,000 drivers have been booked for various traffic offense this year.

SSP Mishra says out of these 54, 567 drivers have been booked for violating the speed limit.

He says certain drivers need to be responsible especially during this busy festive season.

Now looking at the number of infringement that we have recorded so far , speeding 54,567, careless driving 5768, the other offenses including seat belt, driving without driving license and driving with expired driving license and other running offenses a total of 111,148 traffic infringement were recorded.”

SSP Mishra says the road death toll currently stands at 66 compared to 61 for the same period last year.