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Entry banned for 2 wheeler riders on Lucknow Agra expressway without helmet.

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In a bid to ensure the security of motorcyclists, no two-wheeler rider will be allowed entry on the Lucknow-Agra expressway without helmets, the Uttar Pradesh Expressway Industrial Development Authority (UPEIDA) decided on Monday.

“In the interest of people, it has been decided not to allow two-wheeler riders on the expressway without helmets. It will be strictly enforced,” UPEIDA CEO Awanish Awasthi said.

Arrangements for security of commuters are being made in the expressway and in this direction, no two-wheeler will be allowed on the expressway if its rider is found without helmet, he added.

Use of correct helmet can reduce the 42% risk of fatal injuries and 69%of reduction in head injuries. Non Use of helmets was listed as one of the risk factors in study released on road traffic injury by the WHO.

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My aim is to defeat corruption, take Delhi forward: Kejriwal

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New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said the aim of his party is to defeat corruption and take Delhi forward, while that of other parties is to defeat him.

In a tweet in Hindi, he said the fight is between other parties and the work done by AAP.

“On one hand – there are parties like BJP, JD (U), LJP, JJP, Congress, RJD. On the other hand – there are schools, hospitals, water, electricity, free travel to women and public of Delhi. My aim is to defeat corruption and take Delhi forward. They all aim to – defeat me,” he tweeted.

Kejriwal will be filing his nomination on Tuesday as he failed to file it on Monday due to delay.

The Delhi Assembly elections are slated to be held on February 8 whereas results will be announced on February 11.

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