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AP cabinet defers making helmet wearing mandatory to Jan 1

The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet has decided to defer the date for making wearing of helmets compulsory for two-wheeler riders to January 1.

Love cycling? Wear helmets to protect head after accident

 Stricter rules for wearing helmets by cyclists can save many lives as researchers have found that the those wearing helmets have a 58 percent reduced odds of severe traumatic brain injury after an accident, compared to their non-helmeted counterparts.

DNA: How safe is your helmet?

Cracking the whip on the traffic violations and keeping in view the rising number of fatal motorbike accidents in India, Zee Media carried out a reality check on helmets.

Rajasthan MLA opposes wearing helmets, says criminals flee with its help

Rajasthan BJP MLA Bhawani Singh Rajawat has courted controversy by asking people not to wear helmets while riding motorcycles, stating that such protective gear help criminals to flee from police.

ICC Board's first round meetings on 28, 29 January in Dubai

ICC Board's first round meetings on 28, 29 January in Dubai

The International Cricket Council (ICC) Board would gather at the ICC Headquarters in Dubai on 28 and 29 January for the first round of meetings of the year.

Phil Hughes' death turns attention on helmets

Phil Hughes' death turns attention on helmets

A week ago, cricket was considered one of the safest games in the world, a sport that anyone can play without any real fear for their safety.

Helmets have made batsmen feel too safe, says Geoff Boycott

Helmets have made batsmen feel too safe, says Geoff Boycott

 Helmets have given a false sense of security to batsmen, who no longer have the necessary technique to deal with fast bowling, according to former England opener Geoff Boycott.

Govt opposes PIL against exempting Sikh women from wearing helmets

The city government on Wednesday opposed in the Delhi High Court a PIL against its recent notification exempting Sikh women from wearing helmets while driving or riding pillion on two-wheelers here.

NHRC notice to Uttarakhand ​govt over dilapidated school buildings

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to the Uttarakhand Government following reports of students being forced to wear helmets in classes due to dilapidated of school buildings.

John Abraham urges pillion riders to wear helmets

 Actor John Abraham, who flagged- off the Yamaha Mission to encourage safe and congenial bike riding across the nation with a theme of 'Discovering a whole new India' here on Sunday, underscored that pillion riders should wear helmets.

5,000 women fined for not wearing helmets in Delhi

Over 5,000 woman bikers and pillion riders were fined for not wearing helmet by the Delhi Traffic Police which started a special drive to ensure compliance of a law making wearing of helmets mandatory for the fairer sex.

Helmets mandatory for women riders, Sikh women exempted

Wearing helmets for women riding pillion on a two-wheeler is now mandatory in the national Capital, though Sikh women have been exempted, with the Government amending the rule 115 of Delhi Motor Vehicles Rules, 1993.

Canadian province scraps helmet exemption for Sikhs

Sikhs in the Canadian province of Ontario will not be exempted from wearing helmets, Premier Kathleen Wynne announced.

Muslims seek exemption for women pillion riders from wearing helmets

After Sikh community sought exemption for women pillion riders from wearing helmets, some Muslim groups have also demanded the same relief for burqa-clad women riding pillion in the capital.

Helmets now mandatory for women pillion riders in Delhi

It is now mandatory for woman pillion riders to wear helmets in the national capital.

Women riders, activists welcome `helmets mandatory` move

The Election Commission (EC) has given the transport department its go-ahead to make changes in the rules to make helmets mandatory for women riders here and it has been welcomed by women riders and activists.

Transport dept move making helmets must for women, cleared

Delhi`s Chief Electoral Office cleared a move of the state government making wearing of helmets mandatory for women two-wheeler riders within the national capital.

Stephen Jones designs high fashion helmets for cause

Milliner Stephen Jones, known for making beautiful hats that are appreciated by celebrities like Rihanna and Lady Gaga, has created high fashion bicycle helmets.

Sikhs formally allowed to wear turbans instead of helmets in Oz

The Australian government have made some changes to compulsory bicycle helmet laws to exempt people who wear turbans for their religion.

Goa MLAs correct mistake, arrive to House wearing

After cutting a sorry figure for violating the traffic rules a week ago, six Goa legislators on Friday arrived for the Session on their motorbikes wearing helmet.