Airbag System is Mandatory in M1 Vehicles from 1 October 2022

On 14 Jan 2022, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways amended the Central Motor Vehicles Rules (CMVR) 1989 to enhance the safety. It has been made mandatory from 1 October 2022, to have ” two side / two side ” torso air bags & two side curtain / tube air bags in the vehicles of M1 class.

Motor vehicles of category M1 (motor vehicles used for the carriage of passengers, comprising not more than 8 seats, in addition to the driver’s seat)

What is an “Airbag system”?

“Airbag is a system that is installed on the dashboard of the vehicle & in case of an accident, prevents serious injury to the driver by inflating the balloon between the driver & the front of the vehicle.”

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