200 Bullet riders fined by cops for installing modified silencers   

ST Correspondent
Wednesday, 8 August 2018

In order to prevent accidents and bring discipline on the road, Pune city police traffic branch on Monday conducted special drive and penalised 919 drivers and collected fine of Rs 2.54 lakh. 

Pune: In order to prevent accidents and bring discipline on the road, Pune city police traffic branch on Monday conducted special drive and penalised 919 drivers and collected fine of Rs 2.54 lakh. 

The special drive was conducted on the instructions of newly-appointed Police Commissioner Dr K Venkatesham. The actions were taken under relevant sections of the Motor Vehicle Act. 

A total of Rs 23,100 was collected from 36 persons for rash driving using racing bikes. In the case of minors, their guardians were fined. 

Also, 200 riders were fined as they modified silencers of their Bullet motorcycle which were creating too much noise. Cops have collected Rs 1.2 lakh fine from them. 

And Rs 42,000 has been collected from 265 persons for triple seat riding. Police used jammers on vehicles of 418 persons and collected Rs 69,400 for parking in ‘no-parking zones’ and creating the obstruction. 

Police have appealed people to follow traffic rules and support traffic police in maintaining discipline on road. 

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