Draft amendment issued to modify the technical requirements as prescribed in the Automotive Industry Standard (AIS) -145 wherein the scope of the standard has been enlarged to provide seat belt reminder for all the passengers occupying front facing rear seat.

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Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued a draft amendment to modify the technical requirements as prescribed in the Automotive Industry Standard (AIS) -145, wherein the scope of the standard has been enlarged to provide seat belt reminder for all the passengers occupying front facing rear seat. This standard is aligned with the international regulation UNR-16.

According to the standard, visual and audio warning is activated when ignition switch is engaged (engine running or not) and the front facing occupants’ safety belt is not fastened. Second level of warning is activated when a driver operates a vehicle without fastening of driver and /or front facing seat occupants’ safety belt.

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