Traffic police drive: 1,932 bikers caught, fined in Mumbai
The traffic police fined 1,932 bikers on the fourth day of their 10-day drive against errant bikers in the city. On Thursday, the traffic police had fined 1,686 bikers. HT reports.mumbai Updated: Sep 24, 2011 00:48 IST
The traffic police fined 1,932 bikers on the fourth day of their 10-day drive against errant bikers in the city. On Thursday, the traffic police had fined 1,686 bikers.
Of the 1,932 bikers fined on Friday, 272 were intercepted in south Mumbai and 344 were caught in central Mumbai. While 550 bikers were fined in the eastern suburbs and 465 in the western suburbs, 301 were from north Mumbai.
The 10-day drive against the errant bikers who cause nuisance to motorists and pedestrians began on Tuesday.
On Tuesday, the first day of the drive, the traffic police intercepted and fined 942 bikers of which 511 were caught driving on the wrong side of the road and 415 for cutting lanes while 16 were booked for rash driving.
On Wednesday, 2,138 bikers were fined from various parts of the city.
The traffic police fined 436 bikers in south Mumbai, 432 in central Mumbai, 376 in the eastern region, 533 in the western part of the city and 364 in north Mumbai.
Out of the 1686 bikers fined on Thursday, 642 were caught for driving on the wrong side of the road, 1003 were caught for lane cutting and 41 others were caught and fined for rash driving.
First Published: Sep 24, 2011 00:44 IST