Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has made an amendment to the Central Motor Vehicles Rules (CMVR), stating that passenger vehicles falling under the M1 category, subject to certain conditions, are not required to be sold with a spare wheel.
What is the M1 category?
The M1 category refers to all passenger vehicles with a seating capacity of up to nine occupants, including the driver. The vehicles also must not weigh more than 3.5 tonnes.
What are the conditions to be met?
As per the ruling, a vehicle in the M1 category can be exempted from having a spare wheel if the manufacturer has equipped the model with tubeless tyres. Moreover, the vehicle in question must be equipped with a tyre pressure monitoring system and a tyre repair kit, which includes tyre sealant………..Read More>>