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new Delhi: In Corona epidemic, various types of news are becoming viral on social media. The news which is difficult to believe which news is true and which is fake. A message on Whatsapp (WhatsApp) has gone viral from this very aspect. The message claimed that now within the radius of 15 km from the city, drivers will not be required to wear helmet
In a viral message on WhatsApp, quoting the petition of a person named Sagarkumar, it is said that it will no longer be mandatory for people to wear helmets within 15 kilometers of the municipality, or nagarpanchayat. It has also been written in the viral message that if any traffic police or policeman asks about not wearing helmet, then answer that I am within the limits of the municipality or nagar panchayat. Because it is no longer mandatory to wear helmets within 15 km radius of the city. At the same time, after investigating this news, the Press Information Bureau PIB has been called fake and false. Also read: Fact Check: Is the picture of luxury interior of PM Narendra Modi’s official aircraft getting viral? Know the truth of the claim being made in the Twitter post from PIB
Claim: In a viral message on WhatsApp, it is being claimed that drivers are no longer required to wear helmets within a radius of 15 km from the city.#PIBFactCheck : This claim is fake! Vehicle drivers are still required to wear helmets. pic.twitter.com/rFQBnV7zDM
– PIB Fact Check (@PIBFactCheck) August 7, 2020
Explain that under the Motor Amendment Act applicable from 1 September 2019, it will be mandatory for everyone to wear a helmet while driving. If a bike rider does not follow this rule, he will have to pay a fine of one thousand rupees if caught. A fine of ten thousand, jail or both, has been said in the new amendment for driving a drunk and driving, and not giving the emergency vehicle a side.
Viral messages on WhatsApp are being claimed that drivers will no longer be required to wear helmets within a radius of 15 km from the city
Viral message is fake on whatsapp