Errant motorcyclists, lax law enforcement concerning


THE sharp increase in the number of motorcycle accidents and fatalities suggests lax enforcement of traffic rules on roads and motorcyclists’ proclivity to disregard traffic rules. A Road Safety Foundation report, made public on November 20, shows that at least 2,097 people were killed and 1,286 were injured in 2,003 motorcycle-related accidents in January–October. The number of motorcycle accidents, as the report in hand shows, increased by 19.28 per cent and deaths in these accidents increased by 21.17 per cent, compared with 2021. The report also shows that 73 per cent of the victims were young and that about 31.4

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