Bhubaneswar: The drone cameras, which is being used to put a check on traffic rules and regulations in the state capital, reportedly identified as many as 17 traffic offenders on Tuesday.
The cameras were made operational on the stretch between the airport square and the state assembly from yesterday. Following the drone monitoring, 17 offenders violating traffic rule were zeroed in. A penalty amount of Rs 13,500 has also been collected from them on Day 1, sources said.
In order to ease vehicle congestion in one of the busiest stretches in Bhubaneswar, the Commissionerate Police opted for drone cameras to keep a tab on violators who resort to rash driving or those who drive out of the lanes.
The drone vigil on traffic violations will play a crucial role in ensuring that people stick to their respective lanes thus curbing the possibility mishap during overtaking or rash driving.
Now onwards, the citizens driving two-wheeler or four-wheeler have to be more careful in Bhubaneswar as drone cameras are keeping watch on traffic violations.