Ministry of Road Transport and Highways issues the Draft Central Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Rules, 2020

Feb 13, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on February 11, 2020, has issued a Draft Central Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Rules, 2020 to further amend the Motor Vehicles Act, 1989.

The amendments are as under:

 Rule 100(1), (2) and 3 (including clause 3A and 3B) which specifies the types of safety glass used by the owner of the motor vehicle including construction equipment vehicle, has been substituted. 

 Rule 123 will be substituted with effect from October 01, 2020 namely: Safety devices in motorcycle.

 Under Rule 95 which specifies that the size and ply rating of tyres shall comply with the requirement of BIS specifications, sub-rule 8 has been inserted, namely:

Sub-rule (8): Vehicles of categories M1 up to maximum mass of 3.5 T and N1, manufactured on and after six months from the date of notification or October 01, 2020, whichever comes earlier, if fitted with Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), shall conform to AIS-154, as amended from time to time, till the corresponding BIS specifications are notified under Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 2016.

The draft rules will be taken into consideration after the expiry of a period of 30 days from the date on which the copies of this Notification as published in the Gazette of India, are made available to the public (February 11, 2020).

Objections and suggestions if any, may be sent to the Joint Secretary (MVL, Toll & IT), email: [email protected], Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Transport Bhawan, Parliament Street, New Delhi-110 001.

[Notification No. G.S.R. 103(E)]


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