To control and reduce accidents, a check will be conducted starting on the 23rd of this month to ensure that two-wheelers and rear seat occupants follow the helmet rules. In this regard, the Traffic Police report states: The Chennai Metropolitan Traffic Police Department is taking a number of steps to reduce accidents and fatalities in the city of Chennai, as well as to ensure that all traffic rules are followed.
In this regard, Chennai Metropolitan Police officers and the police have been conducting various awareness campaigns and special vehicle inspections to monitor traffic offenders and improve compliance with traffic rules, and have filed cases against motorists and rear-seat passengers for driving without a helmet. Between January 1 and 15, 98 people were killed and 841 were injured in two-wheeler accidents in the Chennai metropolitan area.
The accident killed 80 motorcyclists and 18 rear-seat passengers while injuring 714 motorcyclists and 127 rear-seat passengers. As a result, starting on the 23rd (Monday), the Chennai Metropolitan Police will conduct a special vehicle inspection to ensure that two-wheelers and rear-seat passengers comply with helmet rules.
Motorists who do not wear a helmet and who are seated in the back seat will face penalties under the Motor Vehicle Act. To save precious human lives and reach the city without accidents, all motorists should follow traffic rules and cooperate fully with the Chennai Police Department. The report mentions this.