Delhi Traffic police has launched a mobile an app—titled ‘Delhi traffic police’ through which commuters can get instant traffic updates, calculate taxi and auto fares, report defunct traffic signals and fetch all related information right on their smart phones.
The app was launched by Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung at a function held at Vigyan Bhavan.
The Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor, Delhi has appreciated the initiative taken by Delhi Traffic Police in adopting a proactive approach to solicit greater public participation in traffic related matters and attempting to provide services and information to the benefit of one and all.
The new mobile application is currently available on Android phones and can be downloaded from Google Play Store. It will be soon available on Windows and Apple app stores.
This application will enable the public to utilise the e-services provided by Delhi Traffic Police like obtaining information about traffic alerts and advisories to plan the journeys accordingly, in advance.
Commuters can also access information about pit for vehicles towed away by Traffic Police when parked unauthorisedly or improperly. Direct calls could be made to emergency numbers.
The Delhi Traffic Police has also upgraded its existing website to include detailed information about various aspects of traffic management which include prosecution statistics, congestion points, areas prone to water-logging, Location/coding and phasing diagrams of traffic signals, accident prone areas, road safety activities, traffic engineering related issues, jurisdictional information, status of e-challans, vital traffic corridors, information about traffic offices and officers etc.