New Delhi: The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has not too long ago issued a draft notification for bringing Protective Helmets for two-wheelers rider beneath obligatory certification as per Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 2016.
Once introduced into impact, a rider carrying a neighborhood helmet on a two-wheeler should pay a challan.
This will allow to have solely BIS licensed helmets for two-wheelers to be manufactured and bought in India.
Accordingly, corporations manufacturing native helmets would additionally land in jail together with a effective.
It will even enhance the standard of two-wheeler helmets and would enhance highway security situation, and additional can be useful in lowering deadly accidents involving two-wheelers.
The Transport Ministry has additionally invited strategies and feedback from most of the people and the stakeholders on this regard.
Suggestions and feedback could be despatched to the Joint Secretary (MVL), Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Transport Bhavan, and Parliament Street inside thirty days from the date of notification.