As per the reports, the fine for two-wheelers is Rs. 300, four-wheelers Rs. 600, and Rs 900 for heavy vehicles. Mr Kumar also informed that 30 officials, including 20 from other districts, have been deployed to catch violators. The squads will operate in 10 areas such as Jayanagar, Yeshwantpur, Electronics City and many more areas of the city.
It is also reported that squad nabbed almost 1000 violators on average since the starting of drive from November 6 and will conclude on 30th of November.
In addition to this Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) also launched an interesting campaign called 'No Horn Monday’ to curb noise pollution. With the collaboration of many local people and organisations, this campaign was launched.
In association with Bangalore City Traffic Police, car dealers Pratham Motors, and the Koramangala Residents’ Welfare Association efforts will be made to make residential and commercial areas to become noise pollution free and as per the chairperson of KSPCB, Vaman Acharya maximum permissible level of sound in residential areas will be 55 decibels and 65 in commercial areas and will not allow any one to honk at night between 10pm to 6am.
He also seemed happy and welcomed the RTO’s efforts to curb noise pollution in the city and penalising those who horn excessively, in residential areas, on traffic signals and in the 500-metre stretch in and around the silent zones like hospitals, schools and courts.