VISAKHAPATNAM: Parking of autos on roads in elements of Dwaraka Nagar, MVP Colony, Siripuram, close to Court docket Advanced and some different areas in Vizag is inflicting site visitors congestion within the metropolis.
Metropolis site visitors police say parking of autos ( bikes and vehicles) in no-parking zones is changing into a rising concern as they’re affecting the motion of autos at numerous places within the metropolis throughout peak hours. Motorists additionally park their autos on the service roads. A senior site visitors police officer mentioned the unlawful parking has been resulting in a number of issues, together with risk to street security, shrinking of motorable area on the street, site visitors bottlenecks and accidents.
The menace of unlawful parking was mentioned on the conferences of District Street Security Committee whereby district collector and different members proposed to the Street Transport Authority ( RTA) and town police to take robust motion towards violators. Nonetheless, no correct motion has been initiated towards the violators.
1000’s of auto-rickshaws are plying on town roads illegally. The three-wheeler drivers are choking the roads by parking their auto-rickshaws violating all norms. “We suggested that the police ban the auto-rickshaws in some areas for free flow of traffic, but police failed to take action against the auto-rickshaws,” mentioned D Satish, a resident of Vizag metropolis.
Native physique authorities mentioned the site visitors issues brought on by the unlawful parking could cut back within the coming days as some paid parking tons are underneath development. The largest car parking zone will likely be arising at Siripuram in Vizag metropolis, they added.
ADCP ( site visitors) Sk Arifulla mentioned they’ve instructed the groups to conduct particular drives to crack down on unlawful parking and slap advantageous on violators. We carried out numerous consciousness actions to teach motorists on the issues of unlawful parking earlier than beginning the particular drive, he added. The violators will likely be fined 1,000 along with expenses required for towing their autos. On common, metropolis police accumulate advantageous from over 250 violators who park their autos illegally, dangerously and inflicting site visitors chaos.