This has been reported in timesofindia.indiatimes.com dated 7 February 2016.
With this new rule coming into force, showrooms that sell two-wheelers will have to deliver vehicles, along with two helmets. The compliance wil be done by the regional transport office (RTO) who will be responsible for checking the sale of the headgear at the time of registration of vehicles.
Under the provisions of Section 129 of Motor Vehicle Act, 1988 -- every person driving or riding (otherwise than in a side car, on a motor cycle of any class or description) shall, while in a public place, wear a helmet conforming to the standards of Bureau of Indian Standards, exception is only for a Sikh wearing a turban.
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