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Love playing loud music in car? 371 challaned in 2 weeks in Delhi for causing noise pollution, here’s what you need to know

Are you mistaken that your car is a boombox? Then you need to fix your habit of playing loud music in cars as you might be the next one to be challaned for noise pollution. Recently, in two weeks, Delhi traffic police challaned 371 people for playing loud music in their cars. Moreover, 3,887 challans were also issued for modified silencers.

The Delhi Traffic Police is taking the noise pollution issue quite seriously and by issuing 3,887 challans in recent weeks, they are proving that people can’t cause disturbance on the roads. The traffic police in Delhi also challaned 1,177 people for using pressure horns, 65 people were challaned for using horns in silent zones like hospitals and cantonment areas.

61,494 challans were also issued for dangerous driving and 75,361 were challaned for several violations through camera violation detection.

According to section 190 (2) of the Motor Vehicle Act, 1988, it has been mentioned that a person who drives a motor vehicle in a public place that violates the rules and standards of road safety shall be changed with a fine of one thousand for the first offence and with a fine of two thousand for the second and subsequent offence.

The Delhi traffic police senior officer told The Times of India that teams have been formed to keep a check on noise pollution and they are also keeping a check on noise pollution, cracker ban as well as air quality.

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Delhi police reported that around 80 per cent of the complaints that were received were about loudspeakers, while 11 per cent were about noise from the construction sites.

In other news, this week, Karan Kundrra made headlines after he was spotted giving a chokeslam to his co-contestant Pratik Sehajapal inside the Bigg Boss 15 house. The MTV Love School fame was criticised for his aggression and crossing all limits.

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