Rubel Rana

2018-08-11 06:46:55 BdST

Legal actions taken against 1,13,423 vehicles in six days


Police has taken legal action against 1,13,423 vehicles and collected around Tk 3.78 crore as fines in separate drives against traffic rule violators across the country in last six days till Friday.

Legal action was also taken against 40,630 drivers for various charges including violation of traffic rules.

A total of 3,544 vehicles were also detained as part of legal action from Sunday. The drive will continue till August 11.

The Special Traffic Week began across the country from Sunday to reinforce discipline on roads and highways amid the growing student movement over a nine-point demand, mainly for road safety.

During the Special Traffic Week, legal steps have been taken against unfit vehicles, drivers without licenses and violation of traffic rules and against pedestrians who do not follow traffic rules.

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