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
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
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'
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
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.
Joyriding with your buddies? Make sure you keep your eyes on the road amidst all the fun.
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
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
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
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
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
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'
'After implementation of MV Act, transport department has witnessed increase in number of applications for pollution certificates', he said
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
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
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
Criminalisation of instant triple talaq and the amended motor vehicles law were some of the big achievements of the NDA government, Gadkari said.
CPM, Congress protest hefty fines under amended Motor Vehicles Act in Kerala, say they will increase burden on common people
The ruling CPM and opposition Congress on Sunday came out against the hefty fines imposed for violations under the amended act.
Steep fines under Motor Vehicles Act meant to dissuade people from breaking law, says Union minister Nitin Gadkari
Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said steep penalties under the amended Motor Vehicles Act are not meant to collect fines but to ensure that people do not violate the law
With provisions of new Motor Vehicles Act yet to be implemented in Telangana, police starts campaign to educate public
Provisions of the new Motor Vehicles Act are yet to be implemented in Telangana as the state transport order has not released an order in this regard till date.