986 motorists get tickets in Delhi on New Year's Eve night

 A staggering 986 motorists were issued tickets in Delhi for violating traffic norms during the New Year`s Eve celebrations, police said Thursday.

IANS| Updated: Jan 01, 2015, 14:50 PM IST

New Delhi: A staggering 986 motorists were issued tickets in Delhi for violating traffic norms during the New Year`s Eve celebrations, police said Thursday.

The traffic police prosecuted 608 motorists for drunk driving and action was taken against 54 others for dangerous driving.

"A total of 100 teams of Delhi Police were deployed across Delhi and most of the traffic challans (tickets) were issued in the central Delhi areas," Special Commissioner (Traffic) Muktesh Chander told IANS.

"A total of 353 vehicles were impounded for reckless and negligent driving," he added.