TRAFFIC WARDEN ON WHATSAPP SCHEME LAUNCHED
Traffic Police WhatsApp number: 7587602055
Bhopal Traffic Police has launched "TRAFFIC WARDEN ON WHATSAPP SCHEME" aimed at involving Bhopalites in the campaign for road safety and keeping a check on rising traffic violations in the capital as part of its Community Policing Initiatives
The scheme is to report traffic violations committed by motorists. Special weekly rewards will be given to best WhatsApp posts to contributors who report violations on Traffic Police Whatsapp Number 7587602055.
Public can report traffic violations like rash driving, helmet-less travel, overload of vehicles, traffic jams, suspicious number plates, misbehave/ refusal/overcharging by auto drivers,use of banned sun films and suggestions for improving smooth flow of traffic on Bhopal roads to the authorities directly through Whatsapp, with relevant photos and videos including the place and time of the incident.
A dedicated officer who is handling the app will forward the image/video to the control room for further action. Public can also use this facility to report unattended road accidents to save lives.
This messenger service may be used by the general public for sharing of:-
1. Logical and meaningful traffic related suggestions.
2. Specific information about traffic congestion.
3. Specific information about traffic accidents.
4. Traffic violation images with date, time and place of violation alongwith sender's complete name and address, in order to take legal action against the violator.
The WhatsApp helpline is launched on the directions of IG Police Shri Yogesh Chaudhary who wants the Traffic Police personnel to be Tech Savvy and in line with today’s changing needs of traffic policing & the need to connect with general public through social media . The helpline has been launched with invaluable inputs & guidance of DIG Bhopal Shri Raman Singh Sikarwar
The traffic police already have a strong social media presence on Facebook and Twitter.
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