22/04/2021

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NEW DELHI: New types of all autos will have to deliver airbags for the entrance passenger seat from April one even though all current types can be sold immediately after August 31 this calendar year, only immediately after getting equipped with this security gear.

This obligatory provision was notified by the road transportation ministry on Tuesday. “This has been mandated as an critical security aspect, and is also primarily based on the recommendations of the Supreme Court Committee on Street Basic safety,” the ministry stated. TOI experienced on December 20 very first described on this proposal.

Lately, road transportation minister Nitin Gadkari experienced stated security characteristics such as airbags were getting created obligatory across all variants of autos and irrespective of their price tag.

Airbags for motorists have been created obligatory in all autos considering that July one, 2019. Just a single airbag for the driver is insufficient considering that it leaves the co-passenger in the entrance seat susceptible to really serious harm, or even dying, in circumstance of a crash.

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