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Road ministry notifies new rules on road accident reporting: Here's what you need to know

March 04, 2022 3:39 pm

In its notification dated February 25, 2022, the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways informed that immediately on receipt of the information of a road accident, the investigating officer of police shall inspect the site of the accident, take photographs/videos of the scene of the accident and the vehicle(s) involved in the accident and prepare a site plan.

Rainwater on highways to be used for power generation across Karnataka: CM Bommai

February 28, 2022 6:59 pm

The project, to be implemented from Kittur to Belagavi under the Centre’s Jal Shakti Abhiyan, aims to build small waterbodies using rainwater to generate power.

Government extends validity of motor vehicle documents till September 30

June 17, 2021 1:52 pm

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) said it has advised the enforcement authorities that the validity of fitness, permit (all types), licence, registration or any other concerned document(s) may be treated to be valid till September 30, 2021.

Highway construction at around 37 km a day, a record: Gadkari

April 01, 2021 11:13 pm

Nitin Gadkari said the target would be even more in the coming years.

Government makes airbag mandatory for front passenger seat in vehicles

March 06, 2021 12:23 am

A gazette notification regarding mandatory provision of an airbag was issued, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) said.

Why driving test may not be required while applying for licence now

February 06, 2021 4:11 pm

The notification comes as the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways is celebrating Road Safety Month from 18 January to 17 February 2021 instead of the National Road Safety Week, which is observed from 11 January to 17th January every year.

About 140 lives lost in 600 road accidents during lockdown: Report

May 06, 2020 11:18 pm

India accounts for one of the highest road crashes fatalities across the globe with annual 5 lakh accidents in which 1.5 lakh people are killed.

No BS-IV vehicle registrations beyond June 2020: Draft rules

December 03, 2017 3:12 pm

The notification said: "New motor vehicles conforming to Emission Standard Bharat Stage-IV, manufactured before April 1, 2020 shall not be registered after June 30, 2020."

No renewal of insurance for vehicles without PUC, says SC

August 10, 2017 1:40 pm

The apex court granted four weeks time to the Centre to ensure that there are functional PUC centres in NCR to ensure that vehicles plying have PUC certificate.

Centre moves NGT for stay on

April 28, 2015 3:09 am

While the NGT bench said it will go through the plea and pass appropriate orders, it reiterated that the government should “come up with at least one solution” to curb pollution.