Safety takes a back seat: Only 1% pillion riders wear helmets in Mumbai

Only 20,000 or 1% of the total 20 lakh pillion riders in Mumbai wear helmets, according to a study by Johns Hopkins University and IIT-Bombay under the Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative for Global Road Safety.

The traffic police have attributed the dismal figure to staff crunch and lack of awareness among people.

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