KOZHIKODE: In an attempt to rein in erring auto drivers, city traffic police are planning to install closed-circuit television cameras (CCTV) at autorickshaw bays of Kozhikode railway station.The proposal to install cameras came up in a meeting of city traffic police officials and a section of the autorickshaw drivers held here on Thursday. The meeting was convened following flash strike by a section of autorickshaw drivers, terming the charge for prepaid autos insufficientHowever, to install cameras the railways will have to give permission.The prepaid auto service from the station was reintroduced recently after being stopped last February following protests by a section of auto drivers."If cameras are installed in auto bays, it would be easy to identify erring drivers," said T V Noushad, secretary, District Motor Engineering Workers Union affiliated to CITU.He said it was the part-time drivers who are generally the troublemakers, but all drivers get the blame.
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