Noida: The Uttar Pradesh traffic awareness month ended on Saturday. During the period, 51568 e-challans were issued and the traffic police collected a total penalty of Rs 2.18 crore.
As per the officials, 72 vehicles including private and commercial were seized by the Noida traffic police in the month.
24,643 students and 3,575 individuals took pledge for road safety in the last 30 days across the Gautam Budh Nagar district.
Notably, in the last one year, 407 deaths have happened because of road rage in the district.
Keeping that in mind, the officials of the traffic department had decided to not only create awareness among the adults but also school-going children who can ask their parents to follow rules.
Additionally, around 120 police officers were given training for first aid at JP hospital in sector 128 to support them to deal with an emergency situation and a free of cost eye-check up camp was organised at NMRC bus stand for drivers of public vehicles.
With street plays, the traffic police engaged college students to perform the act at several junctions of the city for creating awareness among the masses.
Officials visited 45 schools across the district to create awareness among students and teachers.