Driver w/o Helmet or Turban/Helmet not Fastened/not of BIS Standards

In India, wearing a helmet while driving a two-wheeler is mandatory for the safety of the driver and the pillion rider. Failure to wear a helmet or wearing a helmet that is not fastened or not of Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) standards is a traffic violation that can attract penalties and fines.

Here are some rules related to wearing helmets while driving in India:

  1. All two-wheeler drivers and pillion riders must wear helmets that meet the BIS standards.
  2. The helmet must be fastened securely, and the chin strap must be properly adjusted.
  3. If a driver is caught driving without a helmet or with a helmet that is not fastened or not of BIS standards, they may be fined.
  4. The exact amount of fine may vary depending on the state or city, but it can range from Rs. 500 to Rs. 1000.
  5. In some cases, the license of the driver may also be suspended.
  6. Sikh drivers are exempt from wearing helmets, but they must wear a turban that meets the BIS standards.