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Is wearing safety gear , a crime??
Is wearing safety gear , a crime?? I am a final engineering student of SCTCE, Tvm. Me, my friends, & many others in the city very well knows the importance of wearing helmet while riding 2 wheelers. And we are proud to obey the rule of wearing helmet, not because, we are afraid of fines, but knowing its pros and cons. Many of us have also thought beyond helmet for safety and also wear safety gears like jacket, glouse with helmet to protect rest of our body. But i want to ask u that, 'IS wearing safety gear , a CRIME? Well i don't know about other cities, but in tvm its a crime. Many of us are imposed heavy fines i the name of rash driving just because we are wearing safety gears. We are afraid to ride in full safety in city especially in kowdiar. Its because if a policeman saws us in jacket and glouse with helmet we are stamped as rash drivers. There are many who enjoy breaking traffic rules( most without even wearing helmet) but the majority like us wants to obey rules in much more better way. These attitude from police towards us discourages our good intentions. its high time, to look into the matter to avoid such mis-happenings.
 
Posted By : Hari R Krishnan, On Nov 08, 2010 06:24:14 PM
 
 
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heya,thz an awesome article to be put in the limelight..yee true that the police over here dumb cracks cant help it...the only way too tackle this is ask them what wrong have i done,then he says rash driving as the charge..call up the media,make it go public or charge a case to vigilance and anti corruption bureau.that would surely end upp the whole thing for good..
Rohith, on Nov 14, 2010 11:33:08 AM
 
 
Yep, Those nut cracks kerala police are only after youngsters....! I have noticed this several times... We would have to kick those idiotic assholes somehow ! wanna smoke them all ! x-(
Dukes, on Nov 17, 2010 02:16:20 PM
 
 
unless you are riding suzuki hayabusa or yamaha R1 , i don think you ll require any of the safety gear except good old helmet!!!
Chandrapan, on Apr 01, 2011 10:27:10 AM
 
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