India: Deployment of statues at intersections to control traffic

India: Deployment of statues at intersections to control traffic

In the southern Indian state of Bangalore, authorities recruited dummies (human statues) in the police, taking extraordinary tactics to deal with traffic violators.

These statues have been worn by the police officers' uniforms, including a hat, white shirt and light-reflecting coat with a police sign on them. These statues have been placed at major intersections with the hope that these drivers Will be inclined to comply with the laws.

Even some statues have been worn with sunglasses and face masks.

About 80 million cars run on the busy highways of India's famous hub for unbridled traffic, and police say they don't have enough meat pack officers to put them on every highway.

Speaking to French news agency AFP, Bangalore Police Commissioner Bhaskar Rao said there were 44,000 intersections in the city with traffic lights installed at only 450 intersections. The rest is either monitored manually or seen at all. Does not go

He added that the officers used the tactics to 'hide and seek' by placing sculptures in place of the police so that the drivers could drive properly.

Bangalore is also known as Silicon Valley of India, which has a population of about 30 million people.

In this city, two people die every day as a result of a road accident while from January to November this year, there were 4,2,883 accidents, mainly due to drunk driving, speeding and drivers. Includes ignoring traffic signals from.

According to official data, this year, 50,447 incidents of drunk driving occurred and 57,349 cases of drunk driving occurred.

The model officers received a variety of reactions from passersby, saying some thought it would work for the idea of ​​deploying a dummy, while some praised the police for being slightly different.

One person associated with the garment business said, "It is normal human nature that when looking at a policeman, there is a fear in the heart of a human being that if I am doing something wrong, I will not do it".

On the other hand, a businessman Rohit Kamalkar said it would not work in a country like India.

One technology consultant said that we don't follow the rules when the real police are there, how will it work when they are not moving or running after us?

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