Every year more than 1.5 lakh people lose their lives in road accidents in the country. The government is taking continuous steps to prevent these accidents. Along with making airbags mandatory in the car, the government is preparing to take another step by taking another step.
Every year more than 1.5 lakh people lose their lives in road accidents in the country. The government is taking continuous steps to prevent these accidents. Along with making airbags mandatory in the car, the company is considering making 6 airbags mandatory in an 8-seater vehicle. Taking another step in this direction, the government is preparing to take another step.
The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has written a letter to the Ministry of Consumer Affairs requesting e-commerce companies to ban selling devices that block seat belt alarms. A senior government official has given this information.
The official said that the Central Consumer Protection Authority had sent notices to e-commerce companies selling a device that blocks car seat belt alarms in May this year on the basis of a complaint received by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.
Back seat alarm system
Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday said that the government is considering making it mandatory to install seat belt alarm system for the rear seats of the car as well.
Questions raised after the death of Cyrus Mistry
Gadkari made this statement after the death of former Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry in a road accident in Maharashtra’s Palghar district on Sunday. Mistry was sitting in the back seat of the car.
There has been a reaction to this accident not only in the whole country but from all over the world. Mercedes has also announced to investigate the incident at its level. Parts of the crashed car have been sent to Hong Kong for investigation and a Mercedes team is on its way to India to investigate the accident itself.