Be Careful next time you violate any traffic rule and someone clicks a photograph of the violation would be paid a reward by the Regional transport office (RTO).
The offender is liable to pay Rs 1,000 for the first time, while penalty for subsequent offences would be Rs 2,000. The licences of drivers using mobile phones or violating road safety norms would be suspended for a period of three months.
Regional transport office (RTO) will felicitate citizens with cash rewards if they take photographs of traffic violators.The hard copies of the photographs will have to be physically delivered to the RTO, Bhubaneswar (II). The informer will get a cash reward of Rs 50 per photograph. Anyone can take the photograph. But the visual must clearly establish the identity of the offender and the vehicle used. Acting on the photographs, the RTO would serve notice on the vehicle owners and they would be penalized Rs 1,000 for first offence and Rs 2,000 for subsequent offences.