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Mumbai: E-bikes should be brought under Motor Vehicles Act, say officials

The Free Press Journal | 10/02/2021 11:19 AM | Click to read full article

Electric vehicles are taking over the streets; be it buses, cars or auto rickshaws.

“Two-wheeler accidents remain to be a big concern as bikers comprise 41 per cent of total deaths from road accidents. And these e-bikes don’t have the necessary protective gears and people ride around with ease even in traffic,” said an RTO officer. “We are working on amendments in Rules as far as non-motorised vehicles are concerned.”