India is dwelling to one of many largest two-wheeler markets and likewise has one of many highest street fatalities fee. In a bid to enhance street security, sellers in Tamil Nadu have been instructed to offer patrons with a BIS-certified helmet with each new two-wheeler buy.
In a latest notification, the Tamil Nadu authorities's transport division has reiterated its view to scale back street fatalities, and particularly to enhance security for two-wheeler riders and pillions.
The Transport Commissioner of Tamil Nadu, in a letter final month to producers and sellers, has instructed them to provide a helmet with each new two-wheeler buy. The identical needs to be ensured by the RTOs, and the report of which might be submitted to the Transport Commissioner’s workplace each month.
The Two Wheeler Helmet Producers Affiliation has welcomed the Tamil Nadu authorities’s transfer that will probably be helpful for two-wheeler riders. As well as, this initiative can even assist lower down on gross sales of pretend ISI helmet, that are offered in native markets and footpaths.