Ahmedabad, Nov 15: Ahmedabad Police have come up with an impressive offer -- follow traffic rules and get one litre petrol for free. The unique initiative to encourage citizens to follow traffic rules have been taken by the police in Ramol area in Ahmedabad.
Speaking about their new initiative, Police inspector P Solanki was quoted as saying, "More than 58 people, who were found obeying traffic rules in Ahmedabad on Thursday got incentives of one-litre of free petrol from police in Ramol area in the city."
"The police checked vehicles for drivers and those who have all necessary documents like licence and RC book as well as those wearing helmet and seat belts, were rewarded by us," Solanki said.
"The police has stared this initiative to encourage citizens to following traffic rules and we got a good response from the people as well," Solanki said.
"We will continue this traffic awareness drive for at least three days from 8 am to 8 pm," he said.
According to Solanki, he conceived the idea and got it implemented to make people aware about traffic rules and to display a modest image of the city police.
"I had consulted two petrol pump owners and made them understand about this drive. Ultimately, they accepted it," Solanki said.
On Wednesday, Nov 12 Rakhial police station in the city had launched a unique drive by gifting discount coupons of local eateries to those who follow traffic rules.
(With agency inputs)