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Seatbelts must for all car passengers in Mumbai

Police on October 14 issued an order through a press note informing the general public that they will fine motorists who do not wear seatbelts from November 1.

Action for not wearing seatbelts is mentioned under section 194 B (1) of the Motor Vehicles (Amended) Act 2019.

As per the Maharashtra government notification on the MV Act, a fine of Rs 200 will be imposed for all passengers of a car who are not wearing a seatbelt

Even though no such order has been issued in Maharashtra outside Mumbai, the highway traffic police do punish rear-seat passengers who do not wear the belts.

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