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  • Govt proposes to make airbag mandatory for front passenger seat

    Published on December 29, 2020

    In a significant measure to boost passenger safety, the government has proposed to make airbag mandatory for the passenger on the front seat of a vehicle seated next to the driver. The proposed timelines for implementation are 1st April next year for new models and 1st June for existing models.
     
    The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has put a draft notification in this regard on its website. People can send their comments and suggestions at email id: [email protected] within 30 days.