Wearing Seat Belt Mandatory For Passengers ; In Effect From Nov 1
In Maharashtra, a strict rule of wearing seatbelts mandatorily for all passengers travelling in a vehicle. The new rule under the Motor Vehicle Act will be in effect from November 1, confirmed Mumbai Police. "As per the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019, under section 194(b) (1) Whoever drives a motor vehicle without wearing a safety belt or carries passengers not wearing seat belts shall be punishable." the issued notice read.