Uttar Pradesh Traffic Police
Traffic Directorate was established in the year-1985 vide Government order Dated 09-04-1985 under a DIG rank officer. The post of Director Traffic was upgraded in the year 1997 and I G Rank officer was made in charge and thereafter in the year 2006 again upgraded and Addl. DG Rank officer was made in charge of this unit.
Traffic directorate was established with the objective to ensure better traffic management, recommend and adopt various road safety measures in the state. This directorate was also expected to coordinate with the government for effective implementation of its different action programmes and to coordinate with the field staff through I/C of Distts Police.
The directorate is also entrusted with the task of guiding and monitoring all the activities related to enforcement road safety, training and organizing programmes to inculcate better traffic sense amongst the people & to bring necessary and desired improvement.See more