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Traffic Restrictions in Chennai for New Year 2024

Are you planning to celebrate the arrival of the New Year in Chennai? If so, it’s important to be aware of the traffic restrictions that will be in place during this festive season. In this blog post, we will provide you with all the information you need to navigate the city and ensure a smooth and enjoyable celebration.

The Importance of Traffic Restrictions

Traffic restrictions are put in place during major events and festivals to ensure the safety and convenience of both residents and visitors. These restrictions help manage the flow of traffic, prevent congestion, and minimize the risk of accidents. It’s crucial to understand and abide by these restrictions to avoid any unnecessary hassles or delays.

Traffic Restrictions for New Year 2024 in Chennai

As we usher in the New Year, the Chennai City Traffic Police have announced a set of traffic restrictions to ensure a seamless celebration. Here are the key details you need to know:

Addl. Commissioner of Police, Traffic addressed the press:

After 8 pm vehiles will not be allowed from Light House to War Memorial. Accordingly vehicles will be diverted. Similarly in Besant Nagar, 6th Avenue, vehicles will not be allowed.

6741 special cameras capable of alerting incidents like wheeling, racing, etc. are installed. (New Initiative)

173 vehicle check points.

33 exclusive points to check racing.

43 patolling teams monitoring their stretch on the move.

20 Camps organised to handle drunken drivers. (New Initiative)

52 towing vehicles will help breakdown vehicles.

125 persons already involved in racing in the past were given warning and undertaking was obtained. (New Initiative)