Experts fear motor vehicles bill may lapse

Road safety experts and members of opposition in Parliament have called for early enactment of the Motor Vehicle Amendment Bill, 2017 fearing it may lapse if not passed in the current session of the Rajya Sabha. The amended Motor Vehicle Bill aims to usher reforms in the transport sector and would amend the Motor Vehicle […]


One nation, one permit for tourist vehicles

Though apprehension has been raised about the proposed All India Tourist Vehicles Authorisation and Permit, the State is of the view that it will fetch more revenue and help tourism industry. Besides, the ‘authorisation’ and ‘permit’ mooted under the Motor Vehicles (All India Tourist Vehicles Authorisation and Permit) Rules 2018 by the Ministry of Road […]


Two dead, three injured as bus hits eight other vehicles

Two men were killed and three others, including a woman, sustained injuries after a speeding private bus hit three other buses, two autorickshaws, two motorcycles and a car in Vivek Vihar on Monday afternoon, the police said. They said the deceased have been identified as Satish Kumar (50) and Rupender Kumar (38), both Delhi Transport […]


BMC to track all its vehicles in real time

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has made vehicle-tracking monitoring systems (VTMS) mandatory for all its vehicles, including debris, garbage, silt dumping vehicles and water tankers. Vehicles dumping silt were installed with VTMS soon after the nullah-desilting scam. It has been extended to all vehicles to ensure staffers can track them and prevent malpractices. The move […]


No heavy vehicles as of now: Revanna

PWD Minister H.D. Revanna has said heavy vehicles will not be allowed on the Shiradi Ghat stretch as of now. He also indicated that the Superintendent of Police of Hassan would be held responsible if policemen allowed heavy vehicles on the stretch. Speaking to presspersons, Mr. Revanna said the vehicles would be allowed on the […]


Ban on heavy vehicles at Charmadi Ghat

Deputy Commissioner of Dakshina Kannada Sasikanth Senthil S. has banned the movement of heavy vehicles on the Charmadi Ghat, the only gateway to Dakshina Kannada from the mainland now. A notification issued by him late on Friday said that bullet tankers, ship cargo containers, long chassis vehicles, heavy commercial vehicles, multi axle trucks, truck trailer […]


Toll relief for commercial vehicles at SDMC booths

No toll tax will be collected from commercial vehicles entering from the South Delhi Municipal Corporation’s toll booths till 13 September, the corporation said on Friday. The moratorium will be in place while the civic body installs Radio Frequency Identification systems at its toll booths.Staff reporter Source: Read Full Article


Vehicles registered in city cross 75-lakh mark

Bengalureans are unlikely to get respite from traffic congestion as the number of vehicles registered in the city crossed the 75 lakh mark as of May 2018. This is more than an eight per cent rise from last year’s data, which put the number of vehicles at 69.31 lakh, according to the Transport Department. The […]


Curbs on single passenger vehicles sought

Mayor Soumini Jain on Friday suggested curbs on movement of single passenger vehicles on busy streets. She was inaugurating the workshop on “One Planet City Challenge” in the city. Ms. Jain also stressed the need for making good use of the public transport system for fighting climate change. The workshop was co-hosted by the Centre […]