Karachi: Traffic police will fine the motorcycle riders for not wearing helmet from today.
According to Karachi traffic police, it’s mandatory for the motorcycle rider as well as the pillion to wear helmet failing which, a fine of Rs.150 per violator will be charged.
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In case of riding pillion without helmets, both will be fined, regardless of whether the pillion is a male or female.
The restriction has also been imposed on officials of police and other law enforcement units.
Traffic officials have stated that the mortality rate amongst bikers involved in accidents is high due to lack of helmet usage