Bhubaneswar: Acting tough on traffic rule violations in Odisha, the Transport Department has suspended as many as 4267 Driving Licences (DLs) in the state between January 1 and 21.
The DLs were suspended for 3 months in the instances of drunken driving, over speeding, jumping red light, using mobile while driving, overloading on goods vehicles, non-wearing of helmet by both rider & pillion etc.
4267 DLs suspended from 1st to 21st Jan. DL is suspended for 3 months in drunken driving, over speeding, jumping red light, using mobile while driving, carrying passengers out taking overload on goods vehicle, non wearing of helmet by both rider & pillion etc.#OdishaRoadSafety pic.twitter.com/Kc8Xs5GuMs
— STA Odisha (@STAOdisha) January 22, 2021
Highest number of DL suspensions (2688) were recorded due to non-wearing of helmet.
Below are the top 5 RTOs in suspending the DLs: