As many as 391 women have been issued challans in the past six days.
As per the notification, only Sikh women wearing a turban are exempted from wearing a helmet.
After the implementation of the amended Motor Vehicles (MV) Act, the traffic police decided to start challaning women riding two-wheelers and also those riding pillion without wearing helmets.
As per the police statistics, 206 women have been issued challans for riding a two-wheeler without a helmet, while 185 women have been issued challans for riding pillion on a two-wheeler without wearing a helmet.
Instances of women two-wheeler riders entering into arguments with traffic cops have been witnessed in the past few days after they were stopped for not wearing helmets.
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