In view of traffic accidents by two wheelers, District Magistrate, Anantnag has ordered mandatory use of helmet by two-wheeler riders plying in the district.
The DM has ordered that any two-wheeler rider and pillion moving without wearing protective head gear (helmet) be seized and booked under the relevant provisions of Law.
The DM has also ordered that no petrol pump owner shall provide fuel to such two-wheeler riders.
The order comes after many traffic accidents by two-wheeler riders with pillions without helmets were reported in the district.
The DM has asked SSP Anantnag, SSP Traffic Rural, ARTO, and other concerned authorities to implement the order in letter and spirit.