Helmetless driving is widespread in the state especially on NH &SH despite it being a major cause of grievous injuries and fatalities in road accidents.
The man, who was identified as 19-year-old Alex Silva Peres, was on a two-wheeler at a turning when he lost his balance and fell right under a bus coming from the opposite direction.
Bhubaneswar: A step that will play a crucial role in ensuring safety and reducing fatalities in road mishaps, Odisha government has made helmet mandatory for pillion riders too in State. Announcing the new regulation through video conferencing at the State Secretariat, Chief Secretary AP Padhi today said MVI powers will be vested on police stations […]
Bhubaneswar: With Odisha ranking high in the country in terms of road fatalities for not wearing helmets, the State enforcement authorities- Odisha Police and Road Transport Authorities- have upped the ante on new MVA (motor Vehicle Act) violators in the State. The RTO Bhubaneswar Tuesday slapped a fine of Rs 1000 on a pillion rider […]
Bhubaneswar: From tomorrow onwards, riding a two-wheeler without wearing helmet will prove costly for riders as the Odisha Government, as per earlier decision, will ensure strict enforcement of provisions under the Motor Vehicle Act. The State Transport Department and police have braced up for crackdown on the violators of the motor vehicle laws. A two-wheeler […]
Bhubaneswar: After making helmets mandatory for pillion riders, the Odisha government has now come up with stricter penalties for the violators. The State Transport Authority (STA) on Saturday clarified that the driving license of the biker will be not only be suspended for three months if found with pillion riders without helmets but he or […]