The Ministry of Transport has issued a draft notification and has sought suggestions and objections on it by 05 October, the government wants to implement it soon.
After the death of former Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry, the central government has become very strict about road safety rules. The Union Government, Ministry of Transport has now decided that it will be mandatory for all the people sitting in the car to wear a seat belt. If the seat belt is not fitted, the car will sound an alarm for this. The government has directed car manufacturers to install seat belt alarms and over speed
Alarm will sound if seat belt is not fastened
The Ministry of Transport has issued a draft notification and has sought suggestions and objections on it by 05 October, the government wants to implement it soon. According to the notification, it will now be mandatory for all people with front facing seats to wear seat belts, if they do not do so then audio-video alarm will sound. The car will also sound an over speed alarm. This rule will be applicable to all four wheeler domestic or commercial vehicles.
Alarm will sound at three levels
According to the notification of the central government, the alarm will sound at three levels in the vehicle. Video warning alarm will sound when the engine of the vehicle is started. An audio-video alarm will sound when the vehicle is without a belt and if someone looses the belt during the journey, the alarm will continue to sound. This will alert the people sitting in it and will be able to stay safe.
After the death of Cyrus Mistry, the government became strict
It is worth noting that former Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry had recently died in a car accident, according to media reports, he was sitting in the back seat and did not fasten his seat belt. Since his death, the Center has been considering implementing the use of rear seat belts.
Seat belt alarm locking device will not be sold
It will be necessary for the seat belt to be stretched by at least 100 mm. Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari has recently directed a ban on selling devices that turn off seat belt alarms. The ministry has written to the consumer affairs ministry asking e-commerce companies not to sell devices designed to turn off car seat belt alarms.