If you also have a vehicle, then let us tell you that from October 1, 2022, many rules related to it are going to change. In which rules are being brought regarding specially designed tires for vehicles. At the same time, in the coming months, new safety standards are being introduced for batteries installed in electric two-wheelers.
Let us tell you that the Ministry of Transport is fully aware about the safety of vehicles these days and is working on the target of reducing the deaths in road accidents by 2024. For this reason, the government is bringing many new rules.
The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has approved changes in the design of vehicle tyres for the safety of vehicles. It will be implemented from 1 October 2022. According to which tires will be made according to the new design from today. Vehicles with newly designed tires will go on sale from April 1 next year.
As per the new regulation, AIS-142:2019 Stage 2 regulation has been made mandatory for C1, C2 and C3 category tyres. This will become mandatory in new vehicles from 1 April 2023. AIS-142:2019 Stage 2 regulations include rules on tire friction on roads, loose grip on roads and tire rolling noise while driving.
At present, standards have been issued for designing tires according to these rules and soon the Ministry of Transport is going to start star rating for tyres. The quality of the tire will be determined on the basis of this rating.
Battery Safety Rules Coming in December
The Transport Ministry is preparing to introduce battery safety norms to reduce the incidents of fire in electric two-wheelers. Earlier it was implemented from 1 October 2022, but now it has been increased to 1 December 2022. The rule will be implemented in two phases, under which the rules of the first phase will be implemented from 1 December 2022 and the rules of the second phase will be implemented from 1 March 2023.
Under this new rule, updated AIS 156 and AIS 038 Rev.2 standards will be made mandatory for electric vehicles. The draft notification for this has already been issued.