Road Accident Deaths Current Affairs, GK & News
On June 24, 2022, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) approved the Draft GSR Notification for introducing Bharat NCAP (New Car Assessment Program), in a bid to bring safer cars for India. About Bharat NCAP The New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) provides a mechanism, wherein automobiles in India will be accorded ‘Star Ratings’, on ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2022
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs - 2022
Union government has started the process of making six airbags mandatory from October 1, 2022. Airbags will be made mandatory for all cars being sold in India. Highlights Government issued a draft notification and asked for public comments and stakeholders’ comments on the proposed rule. This notification is a follow-up to appeal made by Union ..
Ministry of road, transport & highways launched a scheme for “Good Samaritans” on October 4, 2021. Key facts Scheme will be effective from October 15, 2021 and will run till March 31, 2026. Under the scheme, a cash award of Rs 5,000 will be provided per accident, to those saving the life of a road accident victim by ..
The Madras High Court (HC) has set aside the 2018 notification of Central government that had fixed a speed of 120 km/hour as the limit on highways and expressways. Highlights The order of HC was given on an appeal arising under the Motor Vehicles Act. Appeal was seeking the enhancement of compensation awarded to an ..
Category: Legal & Constitution Current Affairs
According to Minister for Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari, central government has set target to reduce road accident deaths by 50% by year 2024. Role of Corporates in Arresting Road Fatalities This target was highlighted while addressing virtual session on ‘Role of Corporates in Arresting Road Fatalities’ which was organised by FICCI. Minister emphasised ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2021