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Lok Sabha passes Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill

ANI
Published : Jul 23, 2019, 8:22 pm IST
Updated : Jul 23, 2019, 8:22 pm IST

Nitin Gadkari assured the House that accidents will come down after the Bill comes into effect.

‘There is a system that doesn't allow the vehicle to run if the driver is under the influence of alcohol. Similarly, those driving without seat belts can be alerted in the police control rules,’ he said. (Photo: PTI)
 ‘There is a system that doesn't allow the vehicle to run if the driver is under the influence of alcohol. Similarly, those driving without seat belts can be alerted in the police control rules,’ he said. (Photo: PTI)

New Delhi: The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was passed by a voice vote after a reply by Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari, who said that technology can reduce the accidents and foreign investment was needed to bring in the technology.

"There is a system that doesn't allow the vehicle to run if the driver is under the influence of alcohol. Similarly, those driving without seat belts can be alerted in the police control rules," he said.

 

The minister assured the House that accidents will come down after the Bill comes into effect.

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