Those who are seated in The back of a car Nor wearing Your seat belt will be fined soon announced Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday, two days after the death of Cyrus Mystery in a car crash near Mumbai.
Mr. Mistry, former Chairman of the Board of Directors of Tata Sons, was seated in The back seat and was not wearing Seat belt as the speeding Mercedes hit a barrier in Balgarh district of Maharashtra on Sunday.
“Indeed, it is necessary to wear a seat belt in the back seat but people Don’t follow him. There will be a siren if it people In the back seat do not wear belts like for front seats. “If they don’t wear belts, there will be a fine,” Mr Gadkari said. in An exclusive interview with NDTV, asserting that “if lives are lost, they must be saved”.
Mr. Gadkari said that paying fines is not the motive but spreading awareness is the motive on compulsory use of seat belt for Those who are seated in The back. He said by 2024 goal he is reduce Road accident deaths by 50 percent.
Answer a direct question on what’s the fine for Not wearing The minister said the rear seat belt would be “minimum fine of 1,000 rupees”.
Asked whether enforcement of The fine will be problematic because state governments have a say in No, I don’t think so. They always are support us. “
“There are cameras, anywhere people who “They don’t follow, they can be caught easily,” Mr. Gadkari said.
Asked whether the forced installation of airbags in The back will seat drive up The cost Minister emphasized that saving lives is vital.
“cost of 1 airbag equals 1000, for 6, it’s 6000. With more production cost will be reduced. Cost is not important, people is life.”
According to the regulations, airbags are mandatory for front passenger and driver in India. as such of January 2022, a government she has made Is mandatory install 6 airbags in every passenger car with passenger limit of up to 8.
Celebrities are campaigning for road safetythe minister said, adding that he seeks cooperation from media.
“I am really very sorry and I feel bad. we should “Take the lesson and learn from it,” said Mr. Gadkari. on Cyrus Mystery death in car incident.
More than 59,000 people died and 80,000 were seriously injured in Road accidents in Maharashtra in Less than five years old, data released by the Highway Police today revealed.
According to a report entitled “Road Accidents” in India – 2020′, more from 11 percent of dead and wounded caused due to lack of use of While seat belts are 30.1 per cent of deaths and 26% of injuries were caused due to lack of use of helmets in 2020.