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There are total 63 Traffic Aid Post running in Maharashtra State which regulate, monitor and control traffic on the highways.
Inception of Highway safety police in March 1989 with 23 Aid posts. Initially Controlled by District Superintendents and DIG Range.
With the order dated 23rd Jan 1992 Highway Safety Patrol created and 49 TAPs + 11 Patrol Units + all posts under the SPs brought under a single scheme – Controlled by DIG assisted by 3 DySPs.
In 1993 post of DIG (HSP) was upgraded to IG (Traffic).
11th Sept 1996 Traffic Aid Posts and Patrol Units were unified and a single Highway Safety Police Unit was formed and currently 40 TAPs are functional.
On 18/09/2001 IG, Traffic declared as "Head of Department".
Each TAP comprises of 3 Sub Inspectors, 6 Head Constables, 24 Police Constables and 3 Drivers.
Right Now there are 63 TAPs functional in Maharashtra State.