The other day, a superbike with three youngsters, none with a helmet, raced past me near Anna Nagar.
It has been noticed that most of the two-wheeler riders fall in economically weaker and lower-income groups and prefer to purchase helmets which are cheaper and inferior in quality.
Tina Singh, an occupational therapist who has worked with patients with acquired brain injuries understood how important it was to have a well-fitting bicycle helmet.
Abhishek then asked his wife to sit on the pavement with the baby and wait for him until he arranged the money.
The police have also warned of imposition of Rs 1,000 fine under section 49D and also disqualification of licence for three months for first offence.
The helmet has a system set at the back that picks up all particulate matter coming from outside and cleans the air before it reaches the biker.
In an attempt to reduce number of deaths due to road accidents, the State Transport Authority (STA) has planned to launch a two-week-long special drive against helmetless riding in Odisha.
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Sources in the city police said drive would continue till 100% compliance is achieved
The city traffic police will be strictly implementing the helmet rule on motorcycle riders and the pillion riders from Monday.
Officials, who ride two-wheelers to government offices without wearing helmets, will be marked absent, says a circular issued by collector Dr T Prabhushankar.
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.
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.
Earlier this month, at least 89 people were killed in a chemical attack as children foaming at the mouth and adults gasping for last breath.