Chennai: A special team audit will be conducted in Chennai the next day, i.e. from the 23rd to catch those who are not wearing helmets, the police said.
The Metropolitan Traffic Police is investigating the death toll in road accidents in Chennai.
It was revealed that the motorcyclists were crushed to death due to not wearing a helmet when they were involved in an accident.
The number of people who died without wearing a helmet from January 1 to the 15th of this year was taken into account. Of these, 98 were killed and 841 were injured in motorcycle accidents without helmets.
Of these, 80 were motorcyclists and the remaining 19 were rear-seat motorcyclists without helmets. 714 motorcyclists without helmets and 127 rear seat occupants were injured.
Following this, the police have advised motorcyclists to wear helmets.
The police have announced that a special audit will be carried out in Chennai the next day, i.e. from the 23rd to catch those who are not wearing helmets. Police have warned that motorcyclists and rear-seat passengers will be severely punished if they do not wear helmets.
The Metropolitan Police has requested motorists to abide by the traffic rules and co-operate fully to make Chennai accident free.
According to a traffic police official, raids will be carried out at 312 traffic junctions in Chennai from tomorrow.
Those who do not wear helmets on motorcycles will be caught and fined. He therefore demanded that both motorcyclists be required to wear helmets.