New Delhi: Delhiites can now report traffic violations through a mobile application, earning them points which may get them a car, a motorbike or free air tickets, declared as rewards by Delhi Police on Thursday.
The initiative has been named "The Traffic Sentinel Scheme" under which citizens can report traffic offences through photographs of video clips uploaded and transmitted with the help of a mobile application, Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi said.
While violations like red light jumping, dangerous driving and usage of mobile phones while driving shall have to be reported only through videos, other offences can be reported trough photographs too, said Special Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Muktesh Chander.
Reporting cases of "driving against the flow of traffic" can earn one five points, followed by red light jumping and dangerous driving earning three points each, Chander added.
The first prize shall be a car, followed by a motorbike and free air tickets. However, the details and points required to win those prizes will be announced by December 15, he added.