The Road Transport Ministry on Wednesday notified new rules regarding the transport of children below the age of four years on a motorcycle. Under this rule, it will be mandatory for children to use a safety helmet and a safety belt (harness). Let us tell you that now the new rules of riding a bike have come. At the same time, according to the new rules, the speed of the motorcycle to carry a child up to four years in the back seat will not exceed 40 kmph. Let us tell you that all these rules will be applicable after one year from the date of publication of the Central Motor Vehicles (Second Amendment) Rules, 2022.
On the other hand, the ministry said that for children below four years of age, a safety belt or harness will be used to 'connect' them with the driver of the motorcycle. Let us also tell all of you that in October last year, the ministry had proposed a change in the rules by issuing a draft notification, in which it was proposed to make the use of safety harnesses and crash helmets mandatory for the drivers of the vehicles.
Suggestions have been sought within 30 days - In another statement issued recently, the ministry said, "Every vehicle carrying dangerous or hazardous goods shall be equipped with Vehicle Monitoring System equipment." Suggestions have been sought from stakeholders in this regard within 30 days.
Violation of the order will attract fine- Let us tell you that the Central Motor Vehicle Act has been amended to include a new rule to ensure more safety for the children who sit behind the two-wheeler, this rule will be up to four years. Covers children. It is being said that violating the new traffic rule can result in a fine of 1000 rupees and suspension of driving license for three months.