“Whole fines of Rs 36,800 had been payable for e-challans issued towards the SUV. An e-challan is shipped to the proprietor of the car regardless of who drives it. Thus far, Rs 8,000 has been paid and the stability stays due,” mentioned a visitors police officer. Police mentioned just a few days earlier than the deadly crash, a challan had been issued towards the SUV for dashing.
Specialists from the regional transport workplace will perform an examination of the automotive to ascertain the velocity at which it was being pushed when the crash occurred. Visitors police mentioned the automotive was transferring at lower than 85kmph when it received on to the ocean hyperlink and should have picked up velocity thereafter.
“Computerized quantity plate recognition cameras (ANPR) have been mounted on both entry and exit of the ocean hyperlink and on toll nakas. They seize photos of autos that cross speeds of 85kmph. Whereas the prescribed restrict for the ocean hyperlink is 80kmph, we now have made a provision to permit a further velocity of 5kmph over it,” an officer mentioned.
Specialists say that on the day of the crash, no dashing challan was generated towards the SUV, which implies it was transferring at lower than 85kmph when it handed the ANPR cameras.