Jan 12, 2017

Substandard ladies helmets invade market! Featured

A multi-millionaire businessman has released to the market a stock of substandard ladies motorcycle helmets he has imported, reports say.

The Consumer Affairs Authority banned helmets without the SLS certification with effect from September 01 last year.

Meanwhile, OIC of the traffic police headquarters Ranjith Bamunusinghe made the following comments recently:

He said that of the 6,795,469 vehicles registered by 2016, as much as 55 per cent were three wheelers and motorcycles.

Also, three wheelers and motorcycles account for most of the road accidents, with 24,615 deaths taking place between 2005 and 2015 in accidents involving these vehicles.