These Areas in Mangalore Declared as ‘No Horn Zones’. by Mangalore Police Commissioner Check Out

These Areas in Mangalore Declared as ‘No Horn Zones’. by Mangalore Police Commissioner Check Out

Mangalore City Police Commissioner Anupam Agrawal declared several prominent Central Business District areas in the city, including Clock Tower and surrounding areas in Hampanakatte, ‘No Horn Zones’.

He issued a notification in the capacity of Additional District Magistrate after proceedings under the provisions of the Karnataka Motor Vehicles Rules and the Indian Motor Vehicles Act based on the November 19 report of the Assistant Commissioner of Police (Traffic).

The commissioner said with the increase in vehicular traffic and motor vehicle drivers and riders using horns unnecessarily, patients in hospitals, students in educational institutions, government workers in offices and the general public have been suffering much. Therefore it was found necessary to ban using horns at notified places, violation of which would attract ₹1,000 penalty at the first instance and ₹2,000 for every subsequent violation.

The following locations are declared No Horn Zones. Lady Goschen Hospital surroundings – from Maidan 3rd Cross near Rao and Rao Circle to the hospital; Lady Goschen Hospital to Clock Tower and Lady Goschen Hospital to Kalpana Sweets; Hampanakatte Junction-Hampanakatte Junction to Milagres Church; District Government Wenlock Hospital gate near Milagris Church to Mutthappa Gudi and Hampanakatte Junction to Mini Vidhana Soudha; Dr. Ambedkar (Jyothi) Circle- 50 metres each from Ambedkar Circle to Balmatta Junction; to Bunts’ Hostel; Hampanakatte Junction and from Bavutagudda to Ambedkar Circle. Other areas include from Attavara KMC Hospital North Compound till Bishop Victor (Attavara New) Road Cross; 100 metres on Thokkottu-Mudipu Road in front of Yenepoya Hospital and K.S. Hegde Hospital in Deralakatte.

The commissioner said the ACP (Traffic) was authorised to erect necessary signboards in these localities through Mangalore City Corporation inside the MCC limits and the Department of Public Works in other places.

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