Traffic Seat Belt Rules: Government in action mode regarding car safety! Notification issued regarding this rule related to seat belt

Rear Seat Belt Rules: The Ministry of Road Transport has made changes in the important rules related to the seat belt of the car. Now the government has made it mandatory to put on the seat belt while sitting on the back seat of the car. Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has taken this decision in view of the increasing road accidents.

While issuing a notification on this matter, the Transport Ministry has informed that now it has become necessary for all the people sitting on the back seat of the car to wear a seat belt (Rear Seat Belt Mandatory). It is worth noting that earlier it was mandatory to wear seat belt only in the front seat. Along with this, the government has also made the seat belt alarm mandatory.

The government has made it mandatory to install seat belt alarms in M ​​and N category cars. With this, if a passenger does not wear a seat belt during travel, then he will also be given both audio and video warnings. Along with this, over speed alarm will also be installed on the vehicles. The Ministry of Road Transport has issued a draft notification on this matter and has asked people to submit suggestions and objections on it by October 5.

After the death of Cyrus Mistry, the government became strict about the seat belt,
let us tell you that on September 4, former Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry died in a car accident in Palghar district of Maharashtra. Was. Since this accident, a debate had erupted in the country regarding road accidents.

Experts believe that if Cyrus Mistry had fitted the seat belt of the rear seat of the car, he would not have suffered such serious injuries, perhaps his life would have been saved. In this accident, along with Cyrus Mistry, his friend Jehangir Pandole was killed. Anahita Pandole (55) and her husband Darius (60), who were driving the car, were seriously injured.

Government aims to reduce road accidents

Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has directed the car companies to follow all the safety tips suggested by the government. Along with this, he has said that the government aims to reduce road accidents by 50% by the year 2024. Along with this, he said that if these road rules are not followed properly, then action will be taken against both the company and the person sitting in the vehicle.

Penalty will have to be paid for ignoring the rules , according to the new traffic rules in the capital Delhi, now the person sitting behind will also have to wear a seat belt. If a person does not follow this rule, then in such a situation a fine of Rs 1,000 will be imposed on him.

It is worth noting that in the last few years there has been a steady increase in the number of such cases where people sitting behind have died only because they were not wearing seat belts. A survey has revealed that 7 out of 10 people sitting behind do not use seat belts.