Government bans crash guard/bull bar on motor vehicles

Guwahtai, December 19: The Government of India has recently banned all crash guards/bull bars fitted to cars and SUVs across the country. In a letter, dated December 07, 2017, to the Transport Commissioners of all states of India, the Indian Government’s Ministry of Highways and Road Transport has issued a notification to ban all crash guards and bull bars, as they pose threat to pedestrians as well as occupants of the vehicle.

The Ministry has also issued a warning that strict action shall be taken against any unauthorised fitting of crash guard/bull bars on motor vehicles under the Section 52 of the Motor Vehicles Act. Also, penalties will be imposed under Section 190 and 191 of the Motor Vehicles Act.

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