Helmet mandatory for pillion riders: TN Minister Vijayabhaskar

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Chennai: Tamilnadu Transport Minister M R Vijayabhaskar today said helmets for rider and the pillion rider are mandatory in the State.

The Minister also informed that the traffic police have started collecting fines from people who violating the rule, via e-challan system.

Earlier, the Madras High Court had asked the State government as to why the compulsory helmet rule for the rider and pillion rider cannot be strictly implemented in the State when cities like Delhi and Bengaluru are adhering to the rule.

NT Bureau