Two-wheeler riding in Karnataka without a helmet will be an expensive affair presently. Karnataka’s transport authorities made it clear in the new order issued Monday that helmets are mandatory for all two-wheeler riders who are over four a long time of age.
The state government has imposed a 3-month suspension of driving permit together with a penalty in case of violation of the rule. According to Section 129 of the Motor vehicle act, each individual driving or riding (otherwise than in a sidecar, on a motorcycle of any course or description) might, whereas in a public put, wear protective headgear adjusting to the measures of Bureau of Indian Guidelines.
The law prescribes violators to be fined with 1,000 and a three-month suspension of license. The exacting measures were put input to control the driving as riding without helmets remains one of the highest street violations in the state.
This new arrangement comes after the Supreme Court’s heading to the state’s Road Safety Committee to strictly implement the mandatory helmet-wearing run the show for all persons traveling on two-wheelers in the state.