This Law-abiding Helmet-wearing Dog From Delhi Has Won Twitter's Heart

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An adorable picture of a dog sitting on a scooter behind his owner, dutifully wearing a helmet on his head, in Delhi has gone viral all over the internet.

Written By Manogya Singh | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Amidst the hullabaloo over Amended Motor Vehicles Act with people going bizarre lengths to avoid challans, this law-abiding, helmet-wearing dog has piqued people’s interest.

An adorable picture of a dog sitting on a scooter behind his owner, dutifully wearing a helmet in Delhi has gone viral. The picture has been doing rounds on social media for quite sometime now. It first appeared on the internet in September — soon after the implementation of the Amended Motor Vehicles Act — that had enhanced the penalties for driving errors across the nation. 

A positive change

Many a joke has been cracked and memes had been created in reaction to the new law, but positive yet hilarious changes, just like this one have also been witnessed. However, due to massive hikes in traffic fines, automobile drivers in the capital, went on a strike soon after the law was implemented. 

Read: Hyderabad Traffic Police Registers Over 20,000 drunken Driving Cases

Traffic challans have been hiked significantly under the Motor Vehicles Act. Following its implementation, traffic violations in the national capital have decreased sharply by 66% in the month of September as compared to the statistics from last year. 

Read: Man Suffers ‘grievous’ Injury After Traffic Stop, Search

Read: Twitter Sees Influx Of Posts, Creating Traffic Awareness In Bengaluru

Twitter reacts

Intrigued Twitteratti could not get enough of this adorable, disciplined pillion rider.

 

The picture has also inspired a lot of jokes, with some calling it "Delhi traffic police ka khauf" (fear of traffic police in Delhi). 

Another one wrote, 

This isn't the first time that dogs enjoying scooter rides have brightened up the internet. In 2017, a video from Delhi, featuring three dogs on a scooter with their owner, had gone viral online. 

Read: Bhubaneswar Auto-driver Gets 47,500 Challan After Gurugram's 23,000

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