2k pillion riders booked in Chennai for not wearing helmet

Sources in the city police said drive would continue till 100% compliance is achieved  

published on : 24th May 2022

Helmet for pillion riders: Crackdown begins today

The city traffic police will be strictly implementing the helmet rule on motorcycle riders and the pillion riders from Monday.

published on : 23rd May 2022

No ration, no drink as Karur tightens helmet rule

Officials, who ride two-wheelers to government offices without wearing helmets, will be marked absent, says a circular issued by collector Dr T Prabhushankar.

published on : 15th April 2022

Collector, MLAs flower-ready to fight helmet-less riders

The incident had irked the public and social activists alike. Vellore resident Ganesh said the top district officer and public representatives had humiliated the motorists.

published on : 17th March 2022

Crash helmet, 40 kmph speed limit for motorcycles with children below 4 years as pillion passenger

The new rules state that the speed of a motorcycle with a child up to the age of four years being carried on the pillion will not be more than 40 kmph.

published on : 17th February 2022

Helmet to be must for kids on two-wheelers, say new rules from Centre

The new rules limit the speed of two-wheelers carrying a child below the age of four to 40 km/hr.  Also, children must wear a safety vest that securely attaches them to the driver.

published on : 17th February 2022

Tech corner: Latest gadgets to add to your shopping list

Here’s our round-up of the latest gadgets to add to your shopping list

published on : 9th February 2022

From distributing helmets to fighting underage driving: Tragedy turned them road safety crusaders

Raghvendra Kumar sold his ancestral land so that he could distribute over 50,000 helmets among those who ride two-wheelers without the protective gear.

published on : 30th January 2022

Hyderabad cops use Allu Arjun's 'Pushpa' poster to urge people to wear helmets while riding bikes

Cashing on the film's massive success, the Hyderabad Traffic police page on Twitter uses Allu Arjun's Photograph from his latest blockbuster to spread awareness on the helmet rule.

published on : 17th January 2022

Helmet for your baby

The road transport ministry issued a draft rule notification recently proposing helmets and safety harnesses for kids who are between nine months and four years old 

published on : 17th December 2021

There is great potential for more cooperation with India: UN peacekeeping chief Jean-Pierre Lacroix

Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix said that India has the 'capacity to help us' with qualified peacekeepers from both police and military.

published on : 22nd November 2021

Mask on, but no helmet results in head injury cases

A common reason given by bikers is that they cannot wear the helmet and mask together as it is suffocating, while others said that they are fined for not wearing a mask and not the helmet.

published on : 18th October 2021

Beyond the call of duty

It takes a small deed to inspire a change in people’s attitudes, and in turn, transform society. Case in point: 35-year-old Raghavendra Kumar.

published on : 14th October 2021

Sony Pictures Films India announces slate of over 17 Indian and Hollywood releases

The studio, which recently released writer-director Rensil D'Silva's 'Dial 100' and Satramm Ramani's comedy 'Helmet', will launch four new directors this year.

published on : 20th September 2021

Bihar man distributes 49,000 helmets worth Rs 2 crore after friend dies in road mishap

When Kumar faced the fund crunch for the free distribution of helmets, he sold his 3 bighas of ancestral land and a house in Greater Noida.

published on : 7th September 2021
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