On 13th September 2014, the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has released the draft Road Transport and Safety Bill 2014. To read the draft bill, click here
The vision of the Ministry in drafting the law has been, “To provide a framework for safer, faster, cost effective and inclusive movement of passengers and freight in the country thus enabling the mission of ‘Make in India’. To read the vision and the key features of the bill, click here
The existing legislation that governs road safety in India, the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 is an ineffective piece of law and has failed miserably to curb road accident deaths and injuries. The draft Road Transport and Safety Bill 2014 varies greatly in comparison with the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 in scope and framework. For their comparison, click here
If you have comments and suggestions on the draft Road Transport and Safety Bill 2014, send it to us in an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject of the email being, “Draft Road Transport and Safety Bill, 2014″.