The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019
Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari tabled the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019, in Lok Sabha on July 15. The Bill seeks to amend the Motor Vehicles Bill, 1988 to address the issues of third party insurance, regulation of taxi aggregators and road safety. The Bill proposes the development of a National Transportation Policy by the Centre to set up guidelines for transportation of goods and passengers. It seeks to simplify the third party insurance for motor vehicles. It empowers the Centre to prescribe minimum premium and corresponding liability of insurer for such policy.