Maharashtra government makes helmet compulsory for the pillion rider

The Bombay High Court has issued a circular to the state transport department of Maharashtra making helmets compulsory for two-wheeler riders and pillions. The circular has directed all dealers to also sell two helmets along with every two-wheeler. The Regional Transport Offices have also been told to ask two-wheeler dealers to show proof of supplying two helmets to the buyer.

"The Bombay High Court had made it compulsory for bike riders and those riding pillion to compulsorily wear a helmet. It's the government's responsibility to ensure...