The Transport Department and Traffic Police are now cracking the length of cord fastened to a handle on the riders who customize their motor bikes with different features for a special effect.
People who are already replaced the manufacturer fitted silencer with latest version are now under the scanning. Recently, a number of cases have been register against those who produced noise pollution and fine charged from those persons. More than 1000 cases have been booked against the drivers for using multi toned horns and more than 300 cases for make changes silencers the issue spread from noise higher than the allowable limit expressed Deputy Transport Commissioner S. Venkateswara Rao.
Kinjarapu Prabhakar Assistant Commissioner of Police especially for traffic told the traffic police observing strongly on avoiding the violation. “The count of those who altered with silencers alone crossed 250 in the past few weeks and make more solid up our plans to keep a close tab on those who break the rules and register cases against them through online" Mr Prabakar expressed.
According to the Central Motor Vehicles Rule 120 (2), the maximum allowable noise level of a 2 wheeler is 80 decibel. There are eight manual noise monitoring stations cover over the city, along with Gajuwaka, Jagadamba, NAD junctions and Maddilapalem. "Other than this 2 real time noise monitory systems are placed at Indira Gandhi Zoological Park and Siripuram junction,” expressed Environmental Engineer of Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board R. Lakshminarayana.
In a city there are 6 lakh of 2 wheelers, the higher’s expressed the process of monitoring becomes easy if they had advanced technology applications. With inadequate of employees turning out to be a major problem, the introduction of the ITS (Intelligent Transport System) is certain arrange to effective monitoring and a proposal has been made to the State government to helper in such a system Mr. Venkateswara expressed.