Chennai, Dec 3 (UNI) Leading two-wheeler manufacturer TVS Motor Company today handed over 101 patrol motorcycles of international standards to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi.
The motorcycles were given to the City Traffic Police to help them to enforce good governance.
According to the specifications given by the company officials, the Patrol motorcycles, which conform to global standards were equipped with warning lamps, a siren, a wireless microphone and a high wattage search lamp, among other additional fittings.
All the electrical components were powered by two separate batteries stored on either side of the rear-end of the bike.
Designed and equipped as per global patrol vehicles, the motorcycles were fitted with two front halogen warming lamps -- red and blue.
The bike has a rotary halogen lamp hoisted at the rear of the vehicle, the height of which can be adjusted as the situation warrants.The siren comes in three tonnes that can be adjusted as required for warming overtaking and pursuit.
All accessories of the patrol motorcycles were mounted on a carrier frame, engineered especially for State police.
Higher ampere-hour rating of the dedicated batteries enables policemen to use all the accessories for a minimum of three hours continuously. The batteries can be rechared by way of a socket provided at the rear-end of the bike.
DGP P Rajendra, IGP Gudawala, Commissioner G Nanchil Kumaran, Joint Commissioner Sunil KUmar and other senior police officials were present on the occasion.