Traffic Police Station, south was created and housed at
Kirumampakkam Police Station Complex with a strength of 1
Inspector, 1 Sub-Inspector, 1 Asst. Sub-Inspector, 1 Head
Constable and 8 Police Constables vide G.O. Ms No.70, Dt.
17.11.2011 of the Home Department, Govt. of Puducherry. No
sanctioned strength was provided for this police station. The
police station is no manned with officers and men posted on
doing duty basis from the units and local police stations.
Consequent on the creation of the Traffic Police Station, south
the traffic management in Puducherry region was regulated with
jurisdiction as follows:-
Jurisdiction over the area coming
(i) Ariyankuppam Circle.
(ii) Bahour Circle.
(iii) Nettapakkam Police Station.
Work / Activities
The Traffic unit handles road accident cases and also violations
punishable under M.V Act 1988 and rules, Indian Penal Code,
Police Act 1861 and Police (Puducherry Police) Amendment Act
1966. The sections of law dealt by the Traffic unit are as
Fatal accident case U/s 279, 304 “A” IPC
Grievous hurt case U/s 279, 338 IPC
Simple hurt case U/s 279, 337 IPC
Rash and negligence driving U/s 279 IPC
Traffic obstruction case U/s 283 IPC.
All offences under M.V Act, 1988
Traffic obstruction case U/s 34 B(i), (ii) &
(iii) of Police (Pondicherry Amendment) Act 1966
Offence U/s 34 B third & fourth under Police Act,
This Unit is
concentrating in enforcing the section of law under Motor
Vehicle Act. Moreover the rules & regulations being implemented
by the Central / State Government and the time to time orders of
the Senior Officers will also be enforced by this unit
regularly. This unit is also providing Special traffic
arrangement during Festivals times. New Year celebration, visit
of VVIPs & VIPs etc., and will carry out traffic control duty at
important junctions on day-to-day basis.
This Unit is
organizing Traffic Awareness Campaigns in schools, colleges,
factories, public places, accident prone areas, etc. and will
take maximum effort in educating the general public to have the
apex level of Road Discipline to avert road accidents. This
unit will also arrange Traffic Awareness Film shows for creating
traffic awareness among public.