‘AC Helmet’ introduced for comfort and safety of Traffic Police
The 'AC helmet' comes equipped with a special built-in fan system that can help the traffic police combat the scorching heat.
Ahmedabad: In a recent initiative, the Gujarat Police have introduced an innovative program known as ‘AC Helmets’. This initiative aims at enhancing the safety and comfort of the traffic police personnel.
This initiative has been designed to help the traffic cops cope up with the soaring temperatures prevailing in the city.
A week back on August 11, traffic officers were spotted wearing these special ‘AC helmets.’ Supplied by the DGP, these helmets come equipped with a special built-in feature. This feature is a fan system that can help combat the scorching heat.
A wire connects the helmet with a battery. The battery is stored in a pouch and worn around the officer’s waist.
These battery powered helmets offers protection in multiple ways. It shields the eyes and nose from dust pollution and sun. The helmet comes with a protective glass that covers the face up to the nose.
Officers at Nana Chiloda, Pirana Char Rasta, and Thakkarnagar were the first ones to try out these helmets. Concerned authorities kept a constant check on any signs of discomfort shown due to these helmets.