In Mumbai- Pune way 94 kilometers over 5222 offenders are caught for not wearing seat belt at the time of driving.Highway Safety Patrol (HSP) caught 1,848 seat belt violations in September whereas it grows up to 3,374 in October.
Fine For Seat Belt Violations:
HSP inspector S B Pachorkar said that ” We penalized 5,222 offenders a total Rs 11 lakh fine for seat belt violations in the last two months. But we expect the number to decrease in future due to increased awareness among motorists.Offenders are penalized Rs 200 each on the spot “
In September, 2,484 cases were registered and Rs 5.3 lakh collected in fine, and in October, 6,436 cases were detected and Rs 13 lakh collected in fine. HSP officials began cracking down on offenders ” Fine For Seat Belt Violations ” in September. They checked vehicles at two toll plazas—at Khalapur in Raigad district and at Urse in Pune district.