Odisha May Procure AC Helmets For Traffic Constables Soon, Begins Testing

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Police on Saturday began testing airconditioned (AC) helmets to protect traffic constables from the scorching sun.


The Commissionerate Police conducted a trial run of the AC helmets in Bhubaneswar.

“We will use the helmets on experimental basis for the next three to four days. Based on the feedback, we will plan to procure the helmets in a phased manner,” Police Commissioner Sanjeeb Panda told media

According to sources, the AC helmets can work even in 55 degree Celsius and can bring down the body temperature by almost 15 degrees.

It can work for eight hours but needs to be charged for six hours. The helmets are already being used in Gujarat, West Bengal and southern states.



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