Police crack whip on helmet rule violators

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The city police started cracking whip on the commuters who fail to wear helmets. They had imposed restrictions on travel without

Nellore: The city police started cracking whip on the commuters who fail to wear helmets. They had imposed restrictions on travel without helmet from March 26 and were booking cases against violators.

Police booked 529 cases on 27th and 1,014 cases on Thursday. SP PHD Ramakrishna warned that police would book cases against violators which was imposed for the safety of the commuters.

There were 120 deaths in 2015 and 96 in 2016 on the roads other than the NH. Deaths due to accidents by two wheelers have been increasing gradually.

Accidents of two wheelers are leading to fatalities on all state highways and other roads including rural roads due to over speed.

On an average, around 40 people are losing their lives in road accidents across the district every month in which around 37 pc of accidents relate to two wheeler mishaps. Now, commuters in city will not get even petrol from the pumps since police directed them to sell the fuel for the vehicle owners who wear helmets.

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