Centre extends deadline for mandatory six airbags in cars to Oct 1, 2023

Earlier in September, MoRTH has issued draft rules to make it mandatory for car makers to install alarm system for rear seat belts

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Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari Thursday announced the implementation of "the proposal mandating a minimum of 6 Airbags in Passenger Cars (M-1 category) w.e.f October 01 2023," on Thursday.

The minister tweeted, "Considering the global supply chain constraints being faced by the auto industry and its impact on the macroeconomic scenario, it has been decided to implement the proposal mandating a minimum of 6 Airbags in Passenger Cars (M-1 Category) w.e.f October 01, 2023."

Road Ministry had earlier announced mandatory six airbags from October 01, 2022. Earlier in September, MoRTH issued draft rules to make it

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First Published: Sep 29 2022 | 2:32 PM IST

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