Helmets rule enforced for pillion riders from today

The Greater Chennai Traffic Police is conducting a special drive from today to ensure that all two-wheeler riders and pillion riders comply with the helmet rule. Strict action is being taken against all those riding two-wheelers without wearing helmet as per the Motor Vehicles Act, the police warned.

According to an advisory of the traffic police, all motorists should follow the traffic rules and cooperate in the mission to make it an accident-free city.

Kannan, a marketing executive said, ‘It is a welcome rule. It will save many lives. We should follow them’.

Another motorist said, ‘Police should be strict and maintain vigil. Offenders should be punished’.