Lately, there has been an increase in the number of two-wheelers (especially scooters) on the road that do not have a rear number plate.
While the Traffic Police seem to be busy with only catching riders without helmets, there seems to be an increase in other violations such as signal jumping and speaking on mobiles while riding or driving.
People are rude to drivers who respect rules and wait at signals for the light to turn green. Honest drivers are coerced by hooligans into jumping signals. This is especially true of signals that don’t have free left turns but impatient vehicle riders honk and shout from behind.
I had an experience recently of being shouted at by two persons on a scooter without number plates (see photo) when I was waiting for the signal to turn green.
I hope the Traffic Police will pay attention to violations other than the helmet rule also and take action against more serious offenses (like talking on mobile phone, signal jumping or violating one-way rule).
– Vaivaswatha, Mysuru, 15.12.2017
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