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Sikh riders seek religious freedom

Sikhs are seeking an exemption from wearing motorcycle helmets on up to 500cc bikes on local 50/60km/h streets through a submission to the Religious Discrimination Bill. It comes five years after a Coffs Harbour Sikh group unsuccessfully sought a similar exemption. Amar Singh, 38, of Turbans 4 Australia is preparing the submission to Parliament in consultation …

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Sikh rider turban plea knocked on head

Germany has knocked back a plea by a Sikh rider to wear a turban instead of a helmet on religious grounds. However, the Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig says wearing a helmet does not infringe on Sikhs’ freedom of worship.     It follows the appeal plea by a Sikh man who also argued that the helmet …

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Watch: Double bad luck for motorcyclist

It’s bad enough crashing into a car, but this Indian motorcyclist gets a double dose of bad luck when the post he runs into collapses on top of him. The security camera footage shows the driver of the white car pausing at an intersection, then starting to turn left, right into the path of the …

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More Sikhs allowed to ride in turban

Sikhs in Ontario are now allowed to ride in a turban instead of a helmet, joining riders in three other Canadian provinces as Australian Sikhs seek the same exemptions. The Ontario government has granted the rule waivers to Sikhs in recognition of their civil rights and religious expression after a bill presented by parliamentarian and …

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Sikhs seek turban instead of helmets

While NSW Sikhs have pleaded to ride motorcycles on streets posted up to 60km/h while wearing a turban instead of a helmet, another Canadian province has allowed the exemption. On April 12, Canada’s Alberta Province joins Manitoba and British Columbia in allowing an exemption for Sikhs to ride with a turban rather than a helmet. …

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Should Sikhs be exempt from helmets?

Turban-wearing Sikhs should be exempt from wearing a helmet while riding motorcycles on streets posted up to 60km/h, say a group of NSW Sikhs. The Central Coast of NSW Sikhs are campaigning to Coffs Coast Council for the right to not wear helmets. They are not fighting the ruling on humanitarian or religious grounds, but the inconvenience …

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Sikh Motorcycle Club rides for charity

The first Sikh Motorcycle Club in Australia was formed in April 2015 and already has 30 members and their first female member. One of the founding members, Daljeet Singh, says the aim of the club is to “just enjoy Australia”, but they also attend a lot of charity rides and have contributed thousands of dollars to diverse …

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Sikh Baljinder Badesha rides without a helmet turban

Should Sikhs wear motorcycle helmets?

What is more important: Religious belief or safety? The issue has been around for a while and has recently resurfaced in Canada. WATCH SIKH TIE TURBAN WHILE RIDING Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has ruled against turban-wearing Sikhs being exempt from wearing a helmet while riding a motorcycle saying that safety is the utmost priority. It …

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