In a first Odisha govt. has taken a new step for them who remain unaware about the very real and preventable dangers on the road.
You can wear fashionable sunglasses or anything that may suit you for your style during the bike riding but what is necessary is to wear helmet whether or not you’re riding the bike.
The Odisha government has made helmet mandatory for pillion riders in view of rising road mishaps in State.
“Announcing the new regulation through video conferencing at the State Secretariat, Chief Secretary AP Padhi today said MVI powers will be vested on police stations to crack down on violators.As per the decision, an ASI rank official will inspect and impose penalty on law breakers.”- Odisha television stated.
Official sources said, a total number of 10,532 accidents took place in the state in 2016 causing death and injuries to 4435 and 11,312 persons respectively.
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