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No helmet, no petrol rule in Kangra

Press Trust of India  |  Dharamshala (HP) 

No helmet, no petrol - that's now the rule at petrol pumps in Himachal Pradesh's district.

If two-wheeler riders land up at any of the 71 petrol pumps in the district, they shall not be served, according to an order issued by the

The order comes into effect tomorrow.

DC said the restriction is meant to teach people safety rules and cut down on road accidents.

Police officers and sub divisional magistrates have been asked to ensure implementation of the new rule.

He said all petrol pumps in the district are covered by CCTV cameras and employees who break the no helmet-no petrol rule shall be punished.

Kumar said officials have been asked to check the CCTV footage regularly.

This rule shall also be implemented on tourists who visit the district on two-wheelers from adjoining states, he said.

Hoardings making this clear shall be put up at the entry-points to the district.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, July 12 2018. 18:10 IST
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