The Belagavi City Police Commissioner has prohibited the entry of heavy transport vehicles (HTVs) in the city area from 8 am to 11 am from Thursday.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime) Belagavi P V Sneha on Thursday chaired a meeting in the office with parents of students from the camp area and decided to prohibate the entry of heavy goods in city area from 8 am to 11 am everyday in order to curtail rising cases of accidents. The Vehicles would be seized and drivers penalised if trucks drove into the city between these timings.
Earlier, heavy vehicles were banned from 9 am to 11 am.
DCP has informed that action initated to ban entry of heavy vehicles during schools hours, speed breakers will be put and install sign boards. Camp area has around 20 schools, we will ask these schools to appoint guards to ensure the same, she told.