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Cop or Cab? Safe driving initiative for New Year’s Eve
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Cop or Cab? Safe driving initiative for New Year’s Eve

Before your Christmas and New Year’s Eve celebration begins it is imperative to plan your night so that you make it home safely. The nights of coming days will be full of fun and celebrations. While it’s no secret that many will enjoy a few drinks and party well before and after the big countdown to 2017, there’s no point in starting off the new year with regrets. So before you gather with family and friends to ring in the Christmas and New Year celebrations, make sure you’ve made the necessary plans for how to keep your loved ones safe. If you are going to be driving after the party, don’t drink and drive. If you have a friend who does not prefer to drink, make sure they take the wheel. If you find yourself at a friend’s house, don’t be afraid to ask to spend the night. A rough nigh...
Karimul Haque aka Ambulance Dada gets Bajaj V15 based bike ambulance
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Karimul Haque aka Ambulance Dada gets Bajaj V15 based bike ambulance

Rural India is seeing a new concept of ambulance called the Motorcycle Ambulance. An innovative, cost-effective solution--a comprehensive motorcycle ambulance system  that helps the needy patients to  get timely medical aid. The USP is that it can be operated in hard to reach areas. The motorcycle-ambulance is a  motorcycle fitted with  side-carriage customized for carrying patients. It is a referral ambulance, that means it only ferries the patient to the hospital. In India, the concept was introduced in the year 2015 with the authorization of UNICEF in collaboration with the Saathi Samaj Sevi Sanstha and the Health Department of the Chhattisgarh state. The ambulances  worked out in the remote regions of Chhattisgarh, where sick and pregnant women often die as they would not reach t...
Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill, 2016 detailed
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Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill, 2016 detailed

According to government statistics, 1.5 lakh people end up losing their lives annually on Indian roads. On an average, 400 deaths every day. 5 lakh road accidents a year in which 1.5 lakh people die and another 3 lakh get crippled.  The number of fatalities related to road accidents is increasing year by year. (more…)
In conversation with Kalyanaraman Venkatesan- a biker and social activist
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In conversation with Kalyanaraman Venkatesan- a biker and social activist

If you spot a Royal Enfield motorcycle in Pune with a board stating “ALWAYS GIVE WAY TO AMBULANCE. EMPATHIZE, SOMEDAY IT COULD BE YOU”, then it is of Kalyanaraman Venkatesan. TnW correspondent Ajith had a quick chat with Kalyan (Kalyanaraman Venkatesan) to know on why such a board on his motorcycle. Is it just a message or more than that? (more…)
Part 3: Honest advice that will make you buy a motorcycle helmet- Size Selection
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Part 3: Honest advice that will make you buy a motorcycle helmet- Size Selection

Getting a properly sized helmet If you don't know on how to select the proper helmet size, you can use the chart above. Measure your head at its largest circumference – usually just above your eyebrows in front, over your eyes and around in back. Click here for Part 1: Honest advice that will make you buy a motorcycle helmet Click here for Part 2: Honest advice that will make you buy a motorcycle helmet (more…)
Part 1: Honest advice that will make you buy a motorcycle helmet- The Construction
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Part 1: Honest advice that will make you buy a motorcycle helmet- The Construction

For a new rider, buying a helmet may be more disquieting than choosing a bike. You may simply buy a helmet that looks like you want it to or one that the dealer suggests. Doing so can make your riding experience substantially less enjoyable than if you get a helmet that works properly on your head. Click here for Part 2: Honest advice that will make you buy a motorcycle helmet Click here for Part 3: Honest advice that will make you buy a motorcycle helmet Click here for Part 4: Honest advice that will make you buy a motorcycle helmet (more…)
Part 2: Honest advice that will make you buy a motorcycle helmet- Types of Helmet
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Part 2: Honest advice that will make you buy a motorcycle helmet- Types of Helmet

Part 2: Honest advice that will make you buy a motorcycle helmet While colour, design and price may be a part of your decision about which helmet to buy, think first about protection and comfort. Click here for Part 1: Honest advice that will make you buy a motorcycle helmet Click here for Part 2: Honest advice that will make you buy a motorcycle helmet Click here for Part 3: Honest advice that will make you buy a motorcycle helmet Click here for Part 4: Honest advice that will make you buy a motorcycle helmet (more…)