For the first time ever, an Indian couple of the moment Virat Kohli as well as Anushka Sharma were seen on Mumbai roads on an excursion on a scooter, as they usually prefer their luxury cars to travel in. The couple took time away from their hectic schedules and were seen on a Suzuki Access 125, however the most memorable part of the ride, apart from the couple’s helmets that had dark visors. They complied with the full road safety regulations and set a new standard for other actors.
Virat-Anushka was noticed while riding a scooter
It was the first time that the famous couple took the scooter in accordance with the safety regulations for road traffic since they were wearing helmets when riding. Indian cricketer Virat Kohli was seen on the two-wheeler riding alongside his wife actress Anushka Sharma, who is the Pillion rider. Most stars steer clear of helmets when it comes to entertainment.
A couple of months ago Varun Dhawan was seen in Kanpur’s streets. Kanpur rode the Royal Enfield without a helmet and was fined by Kanpur police. Dhawan was filming for his upcoming film “Bawaal” when he was spotted at the feet of the Kanpur Traffic Police. Additionally, actors such as Kartik Aaryan as well as Kunal Kemmu were also observed riding bikes with helmets on.
Road Safety message
Both were wearing helmets while keeping safety rules in their minds. People have praised their couple who took appropriate precautions and spread the word about safety on the road.
India’s record for road safety
India is among the most dangerous countries in road safety due to an ongoing rise in road accident deaths. Road accidents are among the most common causes of death for people across the globe and in India particularly. A minimum of 10 killed on roads all over the globe is from India. According to the report ‘Road Accidents in India, 2020’, there were 3,661,138 unfortunate accidents on the roads in 2020, which claimed 1,31,714 lives and injured 3,48,279 individuals.
Recently, Delhi Traffic police have started a campaign on social media for road safety. They have been posting funny content related to road safety as a preventative measure.
Suzuki Access 125
Suzuki Access 125 is one of the top-selling electric scooters available in India driven by a 125cc gasoline four-stroke motor. It also comes with an automatic CVT gearbox. It is a Suzuki Access 125 that comes with 8.7 PS of peak power and 10 Nm of torque. It costs $77,000 (ex-showroom).