The dummy seat belt buckles assist passengers bypass the seat belt warning in vehicles.
On-line retailers like Amazon, Flipkart and Boodmo have taken merchandise like seat belt alarm blockers off their shelf. These merchandise had been on sale as late as final night.
- The federal government requested Amazon to delist seatbelt alarm blockers
- India sees a loss of life on highway each 4 minutes, says a World Financial institution report
The motion comes days after the current highway accident involving former Tata Sons and Tata Motors chairman Cyrus Mistry who, in keeping with experiences, was not carrying a seat belt whereas seated on the rear.
In the identical interview, Gadkari added that automobile accidents killed about 1,50,000 individuals in India in 2021. The World Financial institution final yr mentioned that India accounts for 11 % of all of the highway crash deaths on the earth, and had one loss of life on its roads each 4 minutes.