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Bharat series vehicle registration: Here's how to get a BH plate and its benefits
India

Bharat series vehicle registration: Here's how to get a BH plate and its benefits

The Indian government has launched the Bharat series (BH) registration mark for vehicles. It’s a number plate that is valid across the country, which means people shifting from one state to another do not have to re-register their cars after 12 months

FIR against Rajat Bedi for hitting man with his car in Mumbai
Entertainment

FIR against Rajat Bedi for hitting man with his car in Mumbai

A case has been registered against actor Rajat Bedi for allegedly driving negligently and knocking down a pedestrian in Mumbai’s Andheri area

Delhi Traffic Police revises maximum speed limit for motor vehicles: check key details here
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Delhi Traffic Police revises maximum speed limit for motor vehicles: check key details here

Delhi Traffic Police revised maximum speed limits: Check the category wise maximum speed limits for motor and all types of vehicles

Road Safety Month 2021: From creating public awareness to hosting seminars, how govt plans to secure roadways
India

Road Safety Month 2021: From creating public awareness to hosting seminars, how govt plans to secure roadways

The month-long event will see awards being given to best performance in road safety to a state.

Govt extends validity of expiring driving licenses, vehicle documents till 31 December owing to COVID-19 pandemic
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Govt extends validity of expiring driving licenses, vehicle documents till 31 December owing to COVID-19 pandemic

This is the third such extension since the pandemic began, the earlier deadlines being 31 July and 30 September.

Ahmedabad RTO slaps owner of Porsche with Rs 9.8L fine for not having valid documents, number plates; vehicle impounded
India

Ahmedabad RTO slaps owner of Porsche with Rs 9.8L fine for not having valid documents, number plates; vehicle impounded

The owner of a Porsche 911 sports car, worth around Rs 2 crore, was slapped with a fine of Rs 9.8 lakh by the Ahmedabad Regional Transport Office

New Motor Vehicles Act: One month on, states including Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat resist higher fines; experts claim it will 'reduce road mishaps'
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New Motor Vehicles Act: One month on, states including Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat resist higher fines; experts claim it will 'reduce road mishaps'

Just about a month after the new Motor Vehicles Amendment Act (MVA) 2019, was issued to be implemented from 1 September 2019, many states like Maharashtra, Gujarat, West Bengal etc have expressed their dissent over the Act

Delhi transport strike: Commuters hit as several buses, cabs stay off roads; protests turn violent in some areas
India

Delhi transport strike: Commuters hit as several buses, cabs stay off roads; protests turn violent in some areas

UFTA general-secretary Shyamlal Gola said over 50 transport associations and unions in Delhi-NCR were taking part in the strike from 6 am to 10 pm. They are demanding withdrawal of the steep hike in road traffic penalties and certain other provisions of the new Motor Vehicle Act.

The new Motor Vehicles Act will hit the brakes on the #ChaltaHai attitude towards road safety
Life

The new Motor Vehicles Act will hit the brakes on the #ChaltaHai attitude towards road safety

Joyriding with your buddies? Make sure you keep your eyes on the road amidst all the fun.

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav calls for creating more awareness on Centre’s Motor Vehicles Act
India

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav calls for creating more awareness on Centre’s Motor Vehicles Act

Amid public outcry over hefty provisions in new Motor Vehicles Act, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Friday said that there is a need to create more awareness among people and bring change in the attitude of policemen

Arvind Kejriwal praises Centre’s Motor Vehicles Act, says new law has improved traffic situation in Delhi
India

Arvind Kejriwal praises Centre’s Motor Vehicles Act, says new law has improved traffic situation in Delhi

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday praised the Motor Vehicles Act passed by the Narendra Modi government, saying that the new law has brought a lot of improvement in the traffic situation in the city

Delhi truck driver, owner slapped with penalty of over Rs 2 lakh in National Capital for violations under Motor Vehicles Act
India

Delhi truck driver, owner slapped with penalty of over Rs 2 lakh in National Capital for violations under Motor Vehicles Act

The driver and the owner of a truck were slapped a total fine of over Rs 2 lakh in Delhi, for various offences under the tweaked Motor Vehicles Act.

Uttar Pradesh sticking to old traffic violation fines under Motor Vehicles Act, says state transport minister Ashok Kataria
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Uttar Pradesh sticking to old traffic violation fines under Motor Vehicles Act, says state transport minister Ashok Kataria

Amid public outcry over the imposition of hefty fine under the new Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019, Uttar Pradesh transport minister Ashok Kataria on Thursday said the state government is 'relaxing the fines for now.'

Bihar Police to pay double the penalty levied on civilians for traffic violations under new Motor Vehicles Act
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Bihar Police to pay double the penalty levied on civilians for traffic violations under new Motor Vehicles Act

Police personnel in Bihar will now be liable to pay double the penalty levied on civilians under the new Motor Vehicles Act on violating traffic rules.

Maharashtra transport minister Diwakar Raote requests Centre to reconsider exorbitant fines under Motor Vehicles Act
India

Maharashtra transport minister Diwakar Raote requests Centre to reconsider exorbitant fines under Motor Vehicles Act

Maharashtra transport minister Diwakar Raote has requested Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari to reconsider and reduce the 'exorbitantly increased' fines under the Motor Vehicles Act

Delhi government refuses to slash 'hefty' fines for traffic violations under new MVA, says road safety is 'major concern'
India

Delhi government refuses to slash 'hefty' fines for traffic violations under new MVA, says road safety is 'major concern'

'After implementation of MV Act, transport department has witnessed increase in number of applications for pollution certificates', he said

After Gujarat, Karnataka plans to slash traffic violation fines under amended Motor Vehicles Act
India

After Gujarat, Karnataka plans to slash traffic violation fines under amended Motor Vehicles Act

The Chief Minister's Office said in a statement that BS Yediyurappa instructed officials to study the Gujarat model of revised traffic fines to implement something similar in Karnataka.

No 'lungi dance' for UP truck drivers under amended MV Act: Authorities to levy Rs 2,000 fine for wearing garment
India

No 'lungi dance' for UP truck drivers under amended MV Act: Authorities to levy Rs 2,000 fine for wearing garment

Under the amended Motor Vehicles Act, truck drivers in Uttar Pradesh will have to pay a Rs 2,000 fine if they are found wearing a lungi and a vest.

Gujarat reduces fines under new Motor Vehicles Act; driving without helmet, seat belt to cost Rs 500
India

Gujarat reduces fines under new Motor Vehicles Act; driving without helmet, seat belt to cost Rs 500

Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani pointed out that penalties fixed now are still up to 10 times of that charged before the new Act came into force.

Even I've been fined for speeding, says Nitin Gadkari; Union minister says amended Motor Vehicles Act will lead to transparency
India

Even I've been fined for speeding, says Nitin Gadkari; Union minister says amended Motor Vehicles Act will lead to transparency

Criminalisation of instant triple talaq and the amended motor vehicles law were some of the big achievements of the NDA government, Gadkari said.