Government makes helmet mandatory for children below 4 year on Motorcycle

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The Union Road Transport and Highways has made helmet and safety belt mandatory for children between nine months and upto 4 years sitting on the back of the motorcycle.

  • According to the new rule the speed of a motorcycle with a child up to the age of four years being carried on the pillion will not be more than 40 kmph.

  • These new rules were made by the Government by amending the section  Rule 138 of Central Motor Vehicle Rule (CMVR), 1989.

Points to Know 

Section 129 of the Motor Vehicles Act 1989, provides that any person who is not a Sikh wearing a turban, has to wear a protective headgear (helmet) while driving or sitting on a motorcycle or vehicle as notified by the government.

Full Form for Exam 

CMVR : Central Motor Vehicle Rule

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