The Draft Central Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Rules, 2021

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) on September 21, 2021 has issued the Draft Central Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Rules, 2021 to further amend the Central Motor Vehicle Rules 1989. The following amendment in the Central Motor Vehicle Rules 1989 are: In Rule 125-C which specifies; In Rule 125-C (1) the proviso has been inserted, namely: “Provided also that the provisions of AIS-135 shall be applicable to Type III buses, as specified in AIS052(Rev.1), which are manufactured on and after the 1st day of October, 2022”. In Rule 125-C (2) the proviso has been inserted, namely: “Provided that the provisions on fire protection in occupant compartment of AIS-135 shall be applicable to school Buses, as specified in AIS-063, which are manufactured on and after the 1st day of October, 2022”. In Rule 125-C (7A) which specifies “Fire Alarm and Protection system in occupant compartment”, has been inserted.

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