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Mumbai: Helmets obligatory for pillion riders, or Rs 500 high quality | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

The rule might be carried out in two weeks from Could 25, the Mumbai Site visitors Police stated.

The Mumbai Site visitors Police has issued a notification making it obligatory for pillion riders to put on a helmet. The rule might be carried out in 15 days from Could 25. 

Town visitors police noticed that the majority riders don’t put on helmets, or don’t get their pillion rider to put on one. It has, thus, made it obligatory for a two-wheeler rider in addition to the pillion passenger to put on a helmet. The Mumbai Site visitors Police at present fines a two-wheeler rider  with out helmet Rs 500, or suspends their licence. Violation of helmets for each riders may also appeal to an analogous penalty.

It needs to be famous that whereas the rule requiring each rider and pillion to put on a helmet has been on paper for a fairly some time, it is just now that it’s being enforced strictly.

Pillion riders are equally liable to sustaining grievous accidents in a two-wheeler accident. Therefore, it’s crucial that not solely the rider however the pillion wears a helmet.


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