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Motor Vehicles Act


Chennai: Auto-rickshaw driver who knocked down traffic cop held

April 07, 2022 11:45 am

The driver, Sudharshan, is a resident of Lakshmi Nagar extension in Porur. The police have also seized his vehicle and will soon take him in custody.

Amended Motor Vehicles Act: Week on, drop in e-challans issued but increase in fine collection

December 20, 2021 7:47 am

Traffic police officials in Mumbai said they have seen a slight change in behaviour of motorists, but added that many are still unaware and measures are being taken to increase awareness about the increase in fines.

Maharashtra: Compounding fines for traffic offences increased

December 03, 2021 3:13 pm

The fine for driving the vehicle without license has been increased from Rs 500 to Rs 5,000.

76 interceptor vehicles for Maharashtra transport department

August 31, 2021 10:36 am

Officials said there are 92 flying squads in the state for the implementation of Motor Vehicles Act. However, most vehicles in these squads have become old.

Zones of excellence in road safety are the right response to PM Modi's call

April 01, 2021 8:51 am

The model will help usher in a welcome culture of traffic discipline, smooth aesthetic flow in lanes, and responsible, proud citizen road-behaviour.

Surge pricing can’t exceed 1.5 times base fare; floor on discounts

November 28, 2020 12:42 am

The government has mandated that drivers of cab aggregators get at least 80 per cent of the income earned from a ride, with the remaining going into a fund of the aggregator.

Maharashtra: Govt seeks more rational MV Act, to formulate new rules

January 15, 2020 3:35 am

Transport Minister Anil Parab has, meanwhile, asked the transport department to formulate a proposal to ensure that the steep fines proposed for other violations under the Act are rationalised and tweaked for Maharashtra, depending on the gravity of the rule flouted by a motorist.

Gujarat: Helmet rule put on hold for now in municipal areas

December 05, 2019 8:59 am

The government clarified that the decision meant that the rule mandating wearing of the helmet while riding two-wheelers (as contained in the amended Motor Vehicles Act) was temporarily suspended in the limits of municipalities and municipal corporations.

Kerala govt releases order making helmet mandatory for pillion riders

November 19, 2019 1:49 pm

The latest order comes two days after the Kerala High Court had directed the state government to comply with the central government's helmet rule.

Traffic rule violators ignore fines worth Rs 60 crore on e-challans in four years

November 07, 2019 12:14 am

Violators in Ahmedabad alone have not paid penalty amounting to around Rs 60 crore in four years till August this year, according to a study by the students of the Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Hyderabad.