As many as 130 vehicles were impounded and 1,307 challans were issued on the second day of a citywide anti-encroachment drive against illegal parking of vehicles today.
The drive, which began yesterday, is being jointly conducted by the Delhi Traffic Police and the civic authorities.
Around 29 corridors in the national capital were recently declared “no-tolerance zones” for parking and encroachment as part of the drive.
“Of the 1,307 challans issued, 1,181 were given under the Motor Vehicle Act 1988, and 126 under the Delhi Municipal Corporation Act (DMC), 1957,” the data provided by the Delhi Traffic Police said.
As many as 82 vehicles were impounded by the police, while 48 vehicles were impounded by the municipal agencies, it said.
Fine totalling around Rs 4 lakh was collected from the offenders during the drive, the Delhi Traffic Police said. Out of the total amount, the Delhi Traffic Police collected over Rs 2.09 lakh as penalties, the date said.
Yesterday, 280 vehicles were impounded and 750 challans were issued to offenders.
The stretches that have been made “no-tolerance” zones include Aurobindo Chowk-Andheria More, Chirag Delhi Crossing- Savitri Flyover, MB Road Cut-IGNOU Chowk, 11 Murti-Dhaula Kuan, ITO Chungi-Karkari More.
Some of the other corridors that fall under the no-tolerance zones include stretches on MB Road, MG Road, GT Karnal Road, Kamal Ataturk Marg, Sardar Patel Marg and Mathura Road.
Under the ‘No Tolerance Zone’ move, road discipline, parking and vehicle movement on particular road stretches are enforced strictly by authorities concerned.