From today Half Helmets are banned in Bangalore. Police are now chasing down two-wheelers who use half helmets and sub-standard helmets which don’t come under the standards of Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS). On tuesday Police conducted the first operation to seize helmets of low quality. The Central Motor Vehicles Act 1989 says that helmets used must be of BIS standards.
Helmets are still an integral protective headgear that conserves your head and face from unintentional injuries during an accident while riding. Lots of people favored half helmets since it gave great ventilation whilst riding on your bicycle along with protects your face, ears. The Bangalore Helmets analysis by Traffic Police says though the vast majority of those two-wheeler riders wear helmets in Bangalore, just half of these utilize appropriate helmets.
There are drivers that don’t know about the advantages of using helmets. This is the principal reason behind its helmet rule being enforced in most countries. Once you meet with an head-on collision or a major road accident, you’ll crack the full-face up the chin section of the helmet. The helmet thus stands as a protective barrier. If you had a half helmet this could have been your true chin and I am pretty confident your chin would have rocketed into the brain and you won’t be reading this today.
New Bangalore Helmet Rules
May people still prefer half helmets because, you’ve got more visibility with half helmets. Well, that should not be the case here after. From Today, Half Helmets are banned in Bangalore as per new helmet rules in Bangalore. There are news there the police has charges people with Rs.200 fine for Half Helmets, but this is because it’s a starting. The charges might rise in future.