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Motor Vehicles Act


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.

Gujarat: Violators attack, threaten cops enforcing helmet rule, two held

November 06, 2019 12:20 am

A man in Vadodara was arrested for dragging a traffic constable through the road, and another was held and then released on bail in Surat for obstructing the police from doing their duty.

Delhi traffic police wing to focus on road fines during festive season

October 06, 2019 8:07 am

The amended Motor Vehicles Act, which came into effect on September 1, imposes stricter penalties to ensure road safety. Police said this has brought down the number of violations.

Ahmedabad: Working on online e-challan system, says Transport Commissioner

September 23, 2019 1:00 am

The Regional Transport Office (RTO) in Ahmedabad has been thronged by city residents waiting to acquire various necessary documents. Transport Commissioner Rajesh Manjhu speaks with The Indian Express

Ahmedabad: Positive change, 80% wearing helmets, says DCP

September 23, 2019 11:33 am

Tejas Patel, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Traffic administration), spoke to The Indian Express about how the city has fared in the past one week and what challenges lie ahead for the traffic police.