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Road ministry considers making dual front airbags mandatory

Updated : December 23, 2020 12:10:09 IST

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways is considering making dual front airbags mandatory, sources told CNBC-TV18.

Over the last few years, the ministry has been bringing in several safety norms for two-wheelers as well as passenger vehicles.

If this is mandated, it will immediately increase the cost of entry-level passenger vehicles, especially from the likes of Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai, and Renault, which are expected to see a price hike in the range of Rs 5,000-10,000.

A formal draft notification is expected to be issued in the next few days.

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