Traffic in India’s financial hub Mumbai. The twisted metal of smashed up cars regularly lining highways is a regular sight on India’s roads, where tens of thousands of people die in accidents each year. Photo: Reuters
Traffic in India’s financial hub Mumbai. The twisted metal of smashed up cars regularly lining highways is a regular sight on India’s roads, where tens of thousands of people die in accidents each year. Photo: Reuters
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India proposes 6 mandatory airbags in all new passenger cars in bid to reduce fatalities

  • Government wants carmakers to provide two side, two rear airbags as well as the two that are already required
  • In 2020, nearly 132,000 people died in more than 366,000 road accidents

Traffic in India’s financial hub Mumbai. The twisted metal of smashed up cars regularly lining highways is a regular sight on India’s roads, where tens of thousands of people die in accidents each year. Photo: Reuters
Traffic in India’s financial hub Mumbai. The twisted metal of smashed up cars regularly lining highways is a regular sight on India’s roads, where tens of thousands of people die in accidents each year. Photo: Reuters
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