Delhi Traffic Police launch SMS alerts service

New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Delhi Traffic Police on Friday rolled out a free SMS service to help people in planning their travel in the city.

With this service, one can avail all the information about the city’s traffic situation like congestion points, rallies, political and religious processions and diversion updates on mobile phone.

The Delhi traffic police’s SMS alert service can be subscribed by sending an SMS to 9811452220.

Police will then send information about traffic jams due to vehicle breakdowns, water logging, accidents, road blocks, or traffic diversions.

A statement issued by the traffic police said this was being launched in association with the communications and IT ministry, which has provided bulk SMS service free of cost to the police for this purpose.

The Traffic SMS Alert service was launched by Delhi Police Commissioner Bhim Sain Bassi.

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