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27 bikers killed on Nashik roads in 2 months

NASHIK: As many as 37 other folks have misplaced their lives in road injuries all through the primary two months this year, six more than the selection of deaths reported all through the corresponding period ultimate year.

The roads continue to take lives regardless of steady efforts of police to deliver down the fatalities and curb the menace of rash riding. The rise in selection of deaths brought about because of road injuries is a huge cause of considerations for everyone within the city, particularly police.

According to police information, the 37 road deaths that took place this year, have been brought about by way of 35 deadly injuries. While 22 other folks have been killed within the month of January, 15 have been killed in February. Last year, 16 other folks have been killed in January and 15 in February. Police officials said that among the deceased, 27 have been using on two-wheelers.

Police said that other 51 bikers have escaped with grievous or minor injuries so far this year. Police also added that best six bikers of the 27 have been dressed in helmets.

Senior officials of the city visitors department said that they've been taking each possible measure to deliver down the selection of road fatalities in Nashik city. Over the previous 3 to 4 years, police were carrying out huge consciousness marketing campaign, appealing to other folks to put on helmets, seat belts whilst riding.

At the similar time, police, in co-ordination with the Nashik Municipal Corporation, have also been setting up road alerts, pace breakers, signboards and so forth in numerous parts of the city.

A senior police officer said that rash riding used to be among the primary explanation why that used to be leading to top selection of road fatalities within the city. Police said that they have been taking more than a few drives in opposition to errant motorists. Over the previous two months, police have penalised as many as 32,580 motorists. A effective of over Rs 76 lakh used to be gathered from them.

“The action is constant, we predict that folks follow elementary visitors laws like not indulging in rash riding, wrong-side riding, obey alerts, give manner for pedestrians, put on protection gears like seat belt or helmet, and so forth,” said the officer.

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