Draft Central Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Rules, 2021

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MORTH) on April 23, 2021 has issued the Draft Central Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Rules, 2021 to further amend the Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989. The following amendments have been made: Rule 2 (zd), which specifies the definitions, has been inserted, namely: Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV)” means a motor vehicle so constructed or altered to serve as a specific transportation requirement of goods and/or passenger transport.” Rule 112 (5), which specifies the special purpose vehicles compliance, has been inserted, namely: On and after six months from the date of issue of the notification, Special Purpose Vehicles, viz, Cash Vans and Mobile Canteen, and as described in AIS 163, shall comply with the requirements stated in AIS-163:2020, as amended from time to time. On and after six months from the date of issue of this notification, Two Wheeled First Responder – Fire, shall comply with the requirements stated in AIS 167:2020, as amended from time to time. On and after one year from the date of issue of this notification, Insulated vehicles, shall comply with the requirements stated in AIS-164:2021, as amended from time to time. On and after six months from the date of issue of this notification, Motor Caravans, shall comply with the requirements stated in AIS-124:2014, as amended from time to time.”

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