Cops take action against 2,138 bikers on Day 2
On the second day of the drive started by the traffic police against the errant bikers, 2,138 bikers were fined from various parts of the city.mumbai Updated: Sep 22, 2011 00:46 IST
On the second day of the drive started by the traffic police against the errant bikers, 2,138 bikers were fined from various parts of the city.
The traffic police began the 10-day drive on Tuesday. On the first day of the drive, the traffic police intercepted and fined 942 bikers in the city out of which 511 were caught driving on the wrong side of the road, 415 were caught for cutting lanes and 16 were caught for rash driving.
The traffic police fined 436 bikers in south Mumbai, 364 in north Mumbai, 432 in central Mumbai, 376 in the eastern region and 533 in the western part of the city.
Bikers without helmets or valid driving licences were also fined. “Traffic rules are the same for all the motorists, irrespective of whether they are two-wheelers or four-wheelers.
However, we have been seeing a lot motor bikers flouting the traffic norms causing inconvenience to other motorists and pedestrians,” said Nandkumar Chougale, deputy commissioner of police (traffic).
First Published: Sep 22, 2011 00:39 IST