India’s Road Transport Minister Opposes Mandatory Six-Airbag Rule for Cars

  • Union Road Transport and Highways Minister, Nitin Gadkari, rejects making the six-airbag safety rule mandatory for cars in India.
  • He states the Bharat New Car Assessment Programme (BNCAP) will push companies to offer standard six airbags for a 5-star safety rating.
  • Gadkari emphasizes human behavior shifts in road safety and the need for automobile companies to establish scrappage, fitness, and driving training centers.
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