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Helmets mandatory for motorcyclists

Jan 2, 2011 2:35:45 AM - itnnews.lk

Stern action will be instituted against motorcyclists who do not wear helmets.

Registration, obtaining of driving license and wearing safety helmets for all types of motor bikes has been made compulsory this year. Lalith Dharmapriya, Commissioner General of Motor Traffic said that these regulations were previously not valid for motorbikes with low engine capacity, such as Moped motorbikes. However, according to the new Bill registration, obtaining drivers’ license and wearing safety helmets for these bikes will now be essential.