50 government workers taken to task for defying helmet rule

  • | Sunday | 10th February, 2019

Hence, we will continue our action against those found violating the helmet rule, irrespective of them being government or police officials. For now, we have focused our drive against government and police officials, which will gradually cover all the other people as well.” Even the decision taken by government offices is not on our instruction. The traffic cops have fined as many as 50 people working in various government offices in Kolhapur city in the last three weeks.Anil Gujar, police inspector in-charge of the city traffic department said, “We have taken action against 50 people with government jobs in Kolhapur city and the maximum number of violators have been from the police department. We have not spared anyone for violating the traffic rule of driving a motorcycle only while wearing a helmet .”“As per the guidelines of the Supreme Court, it is mandatory for every motorcyclist to wear a helmet and there is no need to issue special orders in this regard.

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