The Bharat Stage (BS) norms are equivalent to Euro norms on emission. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued a Notification No. GSR 555(E) dated 14.7.2015 regarding Introduction of BSIV fuel in additional cities.
Judgement of the Madras High Court in the matter of R. Mallika & Others Vs A.Babu dated 08/06/2015 regarding lives lost due to non-wearing of protective headgear, namely, helmet, as mandated under Section 129 of the Motor Vehicles, Act, 1988.
The rapid development and expansion of the road network and the sustained increase in the number of motor vehicles have led to a substantial rise in levels of both passenger and freight movement across the length and breadth of the State of West Bengal. Concomitantly road safety issues have continued to emerge.
An Act further to amend the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. The objective of the Act is to further amend the provisions of the Motor Vehicle Act, 1988 and replace the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Ordinance, 2015.