Women pillion riders of Karachi gets ‘helmet’ exemption

Women Halmet

KARACHI: Inspector General of Police Sindh, Ghulam Haider Jamali has exempted women from the wearing helmet while riding the pillion seats of motorbikes, NewsOne reported.


“The law has been softened keeping in view the problems facing the public at large,” a statement issued by IGP Office late on Tuesday.

The statement added this directive had been communicated to Traffic Police Department of Sindh.

Earlier, traffic police had said that to avert deadly head injuries that are the leading cause of death/disabilities in motorcycle crashes, both the two-wheeler riders will be required to wear helmets by law in the city of Karachi.