RISE IN NUM­BER OF CASES

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - NAVI MUMBAI -

Be­tween Jan­uary and

Novem­ber this year, the po­lice reg­is­tered 1,321 drink driv­ing cases, as op­posed to 724 cases reg­is­tered in the cor­re­spond­ing pe­riod in 2014.

In the first eleven months

of this year, the traf­fic depart­ment col­lected Rs15 lakh from drunk driv­ers, as against Rs8.08 lakh col­lected in 2014.

Of­fi­cials said that th­ese num­bers are likely to in­crease to a great ex­tent by this month-end

Apart from drives against

drink-driv­ing, the po­lice have also in­ten­si­fied ac­tions against other vi­o­la­tions such as rid­ing mo­tor­cy­cles with­out hel­mets, driv­ing with­out seat belt, triple car­ry­ing, sig­nal jump­ing among oth­ers.

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