As a New Year gift to the old city the traffic police have marked road signages on most of the major thoroughfares of the old city recently. The move is as part of the initiative the traffic police plans to bring the old city on par with city, officials say.
As part of the drive works like marking of lanes, parking areas and left and right turn signages on the widened portions of the road stretches at Charminar, Shahalibanda, Nagulchinta, Chandrayangutta, apart from those at Santoshnagar and Bahadurpura were completed a few days ago.
“We are planning to extend it to all the roads in the old city. It is part of plans to inculcate lane discipline in the old city also,” says G. Anjaneyulu, Assistant Commissioner of Police, South.
Interestingly, the traffic police is quiet happy over the changing trend. As against the earlier practice of violating traffic rules motorists here are now adhering to traffic rules, informs the officials.
“There is a noticeable change in the last few weeks. Most of the people voluntarily removed the black films,” informs Mr. Anjaneyulu.
On the other hand the people have welcomed the move of the authorities. “Not only do the roads look good but it will help people is understanding and following the traffic rules in a better way,” Shahed Mohammed, a marketing executive says.
Asif Yar Khan