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Central Motor Vehicles (Second Amendment) Rules, 2022

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on February 15, 2022 has issued the Central Motor Vehicles (Second Amendment) Rules, 2022 to further amend the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989. This has come into force on February 15, 2022. The following amendments has been made namely: Rule 138 which specify “Signals and additional safety measures for motor vehicle” the following sub-clause (7) has been inserted namely: “After one year from the date of publication of the Central Motor Vehicles (Second Amendment) Rules, 2022, the driver of a motorcycle shall ensure the following safety measures while carrying a child between the age of nine months and four years, on the vehicle as a pillion, namely: (i) For children below four years, Safety harness shall be used for attaching the child to the driver of the motorcycle.