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(Source: Reuters) Related News Singer Gwen Stefani,“We have been instructed by our superiors that we should not stop people only for helmets The intensity of the drive after the first two days has gone down” said a traffic policeman on duty on Saturday Some people were even seen arguing with the traffic police that such “sudden implementations” were uncalled for An IT professional was fined Rs 100 for not wearing a helmet even as he kept pleading with traffic policemen that he would soon buy one A businessman in his late sixties was asked to buy a helmet as soon as possible but let off without a fine “With such a large number of two-wheeler riders yet to pick the habit of wearing helmets it becomes difficult to stop two or three There are many who do not even know about the rule” said a policeman at the junction Samaira Khan a beautician who was travelling to Camp questioned the helmet rule itself “People should be allowed the discretion to choose whether to wear a helmet or not Why should such rules be announced without any discussion or debate” she said after being let off by the traffic police without a fine adding that she did not intend to buy a helmet at all Inspector Bajirao Mole who heads the Wanavdi traffic police division said that after the protests on Friday the state government had asked them to go a little easy on the helmet drive “Though we are still fining violators it is not same as Thursday and Friday when we had fined more than 400 people each at the junctions of Golibar maidan Bhairoba Nullah Fatima Nagar Ram Tekdi and St Mary’s chowk Since we have slowed down the drive we are not expecting to fine more than 40-50 people” he said A traffic policewoman waiting at the junction said she had started fining commuters for not using helmets but they were called towards noon by the traffic heads and asked to go slow Mole however said the first two days of drive has helped make people aware of the rule “People should realise that head gear is very important As our drive intensifies I am sure they will” University Square 5 pm The Pune University Square one of the key junctions in the city sees traffic coming to and from the suburbs like Aundh Pashan Baner Balewadi Bavdhan Wakad and Sangvi Helmet was more of an exception than a rule at this crucial junction on Saturday A traffic policeman from Chatushrungi division said “We are getting very different reactions from people One man even went to the extent of saying that till everyone else wears a helmet he will not Some get angry but many understand it is important to wear helmets even when they are riding for short distances” Management professional Ashish Das caught riding without a helmet said “I have paid the fine and learnt my lesson” A look at the bikes stopped at the signal shows that not more than 20 to 30 per cent of the riders are wearing helmets the percentage being even lower among the pillion riders”A traffic policeman said “We have observed that percentage of those wearing helmets is lower in women than in men” Ambedkar Chowk Pimpri 11 am At Pimpri’s Ambedkar Chowk on Saturday Rajesh Stephen One of the main junctions of the twin township the Ambedkdar chowk is on the Old Mumbai-Pune Highway With four roads converging at this junction vehicles criss-cross in the direction of Pimpri Station Nehrunagar Chinchwad and Vallabhnagar On an average the chowk sees more than 500 vehicles passing through in different directions At any given time the chowk has the presence of around four traffic constables who try to bring a semblance of order to the traffic flow Saturday mornings are supposed to be peak hours for traffic and two-wheelers easily outnumber other vehicles on the road However not even five per cent of them were seen wearing helmets Nikhil Sathe a resident of Ajmera was one of the rare few wearing a helmet As he revved up his sports bike Sathe said he never left his home without his helmet “The helmet goes well the ensemble”he said If style is Sathe’s reason for wearing a helmet Hrishikesh Patil a second-year engineering student thinks helmet would ruin his expensive coiffure “Yes I have read about helmets being made compulsory but I have managed to dodge the cops so far In case they stop me I sweet-talk my way out of it” he says However Patil says his parents have asked him to get a helmet within the next few days Home maker Sangita Shevale thinks helmets are cumbersome to wear “When I have to drop my child to the school how will I manage the helmet”she says Although she was not wearing it Shevale had a helmet with her “Just in case the cops try to fine me” Chinchwad chowk 12 noon Another major traffic junction on the Old Mumbai-Pune Highway the Chinchwad chowk can be a motorist’s nightmare due to the heavy flow of the traffic from all directions Vehicles cross this signal to travel to Chinchwadgaon Chinchwad MIDC Pune and Akurdi With a major mall-cum-multiplex situated just a stone’s throw away from the chowk a large number of vehicles take an U-turn here According to Santosh Adagale a traffic constable posted here on an average around 600 vehicles pass this chowk in an hour’s time The situation at Ambedkar Chowk was also reflected here with just 5- 6 per cent of the two wheeler riders donning helmets Traffic police said they had been asked to go slow on offenders as the general public needed a day or two to buy helmets “We are raising awareness about the matter” said Adagale However many of the motorists were casual about the helmet drive Snigdha Roy a resident of Kalewadi recalled that such drives had taken in the past also “Things fizzle out after a day or two” she said Roy who was wearing a helmet said she believed it saved her from grievous injuries For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Related News at the busy Mamadevi chowk (also known as St.By: Express Web Desk | Updated: Mumbai City FC’s Defederico had a great chance to put his team forward in the first-half Toronto 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