Helmet Mandatory For pillion rider

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Helmet Mandatory For Pillion Riders In Maharashtra, Traffic Police Issues Notice

In view of people's safety, the Mumbai traffic police issued a notification for bikers in Maharashtra.  Issued on May 25, the notification mandates helmets for pillion riders. Notably, the new rule will come in effect after 15-days, following which strict action, including fines will be taken against violators. Moreover, currently, there is a fine of Rs 500 for those without helmets, which will soon be enforced on pillion riders also.

Wed, 25 May 2022 - 09:03 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Maharashtra police, Helmets, Traffic Violators, Fine, Notification

CEO of Jarsh Innovation, Kaustabh Kaundinya showing air-conditioner helmet

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Hyderabad-Based Firm Manufactures AC Helmets To Tackle Heat Issues

Kaustabh Kaundinya, Co-Founder and CEO of Jarsh Innovation, a Hyderabad-based company, has made India proud as he decided to make a helmet with an inbuilt air-conditioner ''during one summer''. Kaundinya said the company makes four types of helmets for ''different customers within the industry'', with a cooling cycle of 2-10 hours. Following the growth in sales, the company is now planning to expand its ''business in the middle east''.

Wed, 08 Sep 2021 - 03:15 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Helmets, Hyderabad, industrial workers, Jarsh innovationn

Courtesy: ANI

Delhi high Court

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Delhi High Court Urge BIS To Monitor Manufacturing, Sale Of Helmets

Taking note of safety standards, the Delhi High Court on April 12 urged the Bureau of Indian Standards to oversee the selling and manufacturing of helmets. Reportedly, the plea filed by NGO 'Utprerit Consumer Foundation' failed to receive answers from BIS over its 1,400 complaints filed since 2019. Terming BIS ‘unresponsive’, the plea blamed manufacturers of selling sub-standard helmets. Justice Pratibha M Singh directed BIS to opt strict… read-more

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 09:13 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Helmets, Delhi High Court, India, Road Safety, Bureau of Indian Standards

Courtesy: The Economic Times

Karnataka Traffic Police

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Karnataka To Suspend Driving Licenses If Riders Caught Without Helmet

Karnataka government has ordered to suspend the driving licenses for up to three months if the riders are caught without helmet. It also made it mandatory for children above 4-year-old to wear helmets. Reportedly, the suspension comes in addition to a fine of Rs 500. The government stated that the "new rule" will come to effect immediately throughout the state. 

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 - 10:10 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Karnataka, Driving License, Helmets, Suspension

Courtesy: Deccan Herald