Motor Vehicle Amendment Act 2019: Road safety legislation takes effect today; list of new traffic rules, penalties
The minister of road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari has pointed out in the past that roughly 1.5 lakh people were killed in road accidents every year in India.
Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019 passed in Rajya Sabha: Steep hike in penalties for errant drivers, taxi aggregators to fall under ambit of proposed law
The amendment bill will bring a lot of changes in how Indian roads and vehicular transportation are governed and will ensure more discipline on roads by tightening rules and increasing penalties.
The Cabinet, chaired by Narendra Modi has approved the Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill. It provides steep penalties for violation of various traffic norms