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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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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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