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More than 7,000 motorists have been charged for violating lane rules in Colombo and its suburbs since June 12, the Police said today.

The Police launched special traffic operations on June 12 to arrest the drivers who violated lane rules in Colombo and its suburbs.

They said a total of 7,456 motorists were charged for violating lane rules during operations.

Meanwhile 1,674 motorist were also charged for traffic violations such as driving under the influence of liquor and reckless driving.

Police said the operation would continue in the future.

Earlier, Police said that they will issue a charge sheet or legal action to be taken on drivers who drove carelessly neglecting the lane law.

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  • Ali Hu Kai Monday, 19 June 2017 09:19 AM

    Good start. A long way to go.

    Maniya Sunday, 18 June 2017 10:31 AM

    As long as you enforce the law a all times, violations will be reduced. Way to go if you want discipline on roads. Unfortunately in Sri Lanka, these things are only temporary.

    lee Sunday, 18 June 2017 10:56 AM

    Good move..this sort of discipline is needed

    ceylon Sunday, 18 June 2017 11:06 AM

    lawlessness clearly indicate how lawkess society is.change the name to jungle lanka. via DM Android App

    ANTON Sunday, 18 June 2017 11:39 AM

    YES...... PEOPLE MUST BE AWARE HOW TO CROSS FROM RIGHT TO LEFT AND LEFT TO RIGHT WITHOUT TROUBLING OTHERS.

    Banda Sunday, 18 June 2017 02:35 PM

    Good move. But road conditions are also getting worsened day by day. Thats also a reason for traffic congestion in Colombo. via DM Android App

    shanthapriya Monday, 19 June 2017 02:30 PM

    police talk big. however we have only one lane on our roads. that also get flooded if rain


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