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Dec 01, 2017
Supreme Court issues directions for road safety, asks states to implement policy with 'seriousness'Noting one death every three minutes due to road accidents in India, the Supreme Court on Thursday issued 25 directions for road safety
Oct 31, 2017
Madras HC directs Tamil Nadu govt to not renew or give fresh licences for advertisement hoardings along highwaysThe Madras High Court has directed the Tamil Nadu government not to renew or give fresh licences to erect advertisement hoardings along state highways and traffic junctions, contrary to previous guidelines
Oct 25, 2017
Nitin Gadkari press conference highlights: BharatMala, SagarMala to be 'varmala' of India, says ministerThe road building projects will generate 14.2 crore man-days of jobs, Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa said
Aug 14, 2017
Kerala transport ministry warns taxi drivers: If you pick up drunk passengers, we'll catch youA strange new directive from ‘Motor Vehicles driving regulation 2017’, forbids drivers from taking inebriated passengers along
Aug 10, 2017
No insurance renewal for vehicles in Delhi-NCR region without pollution certificate: Supreme CourtIn a bid to curb pollution, the Supreme Court said insurance companies will not renew insurance of a vehicle in Delhi-NCR region unless the owner provides pollution under control (PUC) certificate.
Apr 15, 2017
Lok Sabha passes Motor Vehicle Act: Will Delhi's killer roads now spare innocent lives?Seat belt use rates for front seat car passengers increased from a nominal 12 percent in 2001 to over 70 percent as soon as the mandatory belt use law was enforced.
Apr 04, 2017
Liquor ban on highways is no real solution to the problem of drunk driving: Here's whyGot a problem? The solution, apparently, is to ban things. Following the Supreme Court order banning sale of liquor within 500 metres of state and national highways, my neighbourhood wise guy was livid.
Apr 04, 2017
Supreme Court's highway liquor ban can be criticised for being simplistic, but not for judicial overreachThe Supreme Court order on 31 March reaffirming its earlier decision (15 December, 2016) to ban liquor vending along the national and state highways has given rise to a whale of protest.
Feb 07, 2017
The government is encouraging environmental friendly vehicles to reduce the amount of pollution in IndiaThe government is encouraging pro-active use of limited natural resources by taking steps to promote the use of innovative environmentally friendly vehicles.
Jan 04, 2017
Budget 2017: Road Ministry seeks Rs 90,904 cr for 2017-18The outlay for Revised Estimate (RE) 2016-17 is proposed to be reduced from BE 2016-17 outlay of Rs 57,976 crore to Rs 52,447 crore as against the proposal of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) of Rs 62,489 crore, the source said.