Ministry proposes 40 kmph pace restrict for bikes with baby driving pillion

THOSE RIDING bikes with youngsters aged as much as 4 years on pillion should be certain that they’re carrying a crash helmet or bicycle helmet complying with related security requirements, in line with a draft notification proposal. Also, the motorbike pace can not exceed 40 kmph.

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways beneath Nitin Gadkari has issued the draft notification over security tips to be adopted whereas carrying youngsters aged beneath 4 on motorbike.

The draft rules suggest {that a} security harness shall be used for attaching a baby pillion passenger aged beneath 4 to the individual driving the motorbike.

The ministry is open to receiving options and objections on the draft for the subsequent 30 days. “The following draft of certain rules further to amend the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989… is hereby published as required by sub[1] section (1) of section 212 of the said Act for information of all persons likely to be affected thereby; and notice is hereby given that the said draft rules shall be taken into consideration after the expiry of thirty days from the date on which the copies of this notification…, are made available to the public,” the ministry mentioned in a notification dated October 21.