50 lakhs rs penalty collected from without helmet riders
The Helmet rule has been enforced from last February. But there are still motorists who avoid wearing helmet. The traffic police have been regularly checking such defaulters at various locations in the city. Motorcycle riders who were riding without helmets were at the receiving end as they ended up paying penalties. The total amount collected in way if such penalty till date has amounted to Rs. 50 lakhs in a matter of 4 months.
The meter compulsion in auto rickshaw was enforced from March 2016. Auto rickshaws drivers who are not using Meters were also penalized & a total amount of Rs. 3, 60,700/- from such defaulters. It’s found that nearly 2969 auto drivers who are not using meters, or not in uniform etc. were penalized.