Centre for Advanced Legal Studies and Research, (CALSAR), Thiruvananthapuram


The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019 is one of the major amendment to Act and it ushered in some significant changes some of which are to ensure road safety, Penalties have been increased and stringent provisions have been incorporated for offence like drunk driving, over speeding, driving without a license, etc. The Act provides for a creation of a National Road Safety Board, which will advise the Central and State Government on aspects of road safety, traffic management, registration, licensing of motor vehicles and formulation of standard for road safety.

Vaishnavi A Krishna 4th semester,Unitary Regular

In a Country like ours, that is notorious for road accidents and related fatality, it is important for any automobile user to understand and practice road safety rules. You should wear a seatbelt while driving to protect yourself from crashing into the windshield, in the event of a collision. We should stick to speed limits and have to keep a safe distance with the car in front of you. Do not drink and drive when you are feeling fine after drink. Maintain the vehicle in a Good condition. We should avoid distractions like  using the phone while driving, it is a punishable crime in India. If you get a emergency call pull over to the side of the road and other distractions like loud music and demanding kids etc. While driving a vehicle we should concentrate on driving only.

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Aswin Nair A S

Very much informative thank you.

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