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Drunk autorickshaw driver in Bhubaneshwar fined Rs 47,500: Official

The autorickshaw driver has been asked to deposit total fine of Rs 47,500 at Driving Testing Centre in Chandrasekharpur, the official said.

05 Sep 2019 7:56 AM

Rs 1000 for jumping red lights, among others in revised fines for traffic violations across country

Almost 63 clauses of the newly amended Motor Vehicle Act has been implemented.

01 Sep 2019 2:22 PM

Towards safer Indian roads

The bill’s humane provisions protecting “good samaritans” from the officious police machinery and a legal merry-go-round should be welcomed.

09 Aug 2019 12:01 AM

Death in road mishap: Govt proposes Rs 5 lakh aid

The motor vehicle owner or the insurer would pay Rs 5 lakh compensation in case of death and Rs 2.5 lakh for grievous hurt, according to the bill.

16 Jul 2019 6:04 AM

‘No conflict between Centre, state over school bus rules’

The state again backed its decision of allowing vehicles with a seating capacity of less than 13 as school vehicles.

10 Oct 2018 1:36 AM


Woman crushed to death by bus after her bike hits pothole

The rider, Manisha Bhoir, was trying to avoid potholes when the incident took place.

10 Jul 2018 2:31 AM

Clarity required on infra for e-vehicles, says UNEP

The state government released its first electric vehicle policy by amending the Motor Vehicles Act.

25 May 2018 3:04 AM

Matc dismisses claim of kin in road accident

Hence, Shewale was not a victim in terms of the motor accident claims, the judge said in his order on April 27.

01 May 2018 4:57 AM

State proposes charging points for electric vehicles

The government will install such points should the demand for charging points arise in certain areas.

27 Apr 2018 7:31 AM

Police begins crackdown on traffic violators

As part of the drive, started to curb night racing menace, cops have booked 2,500 people within a span of two weeks.

11 Apr 2018 2:16 AM


Bombay HC disposes of petition against speed governors

Union government informed the HC that it has given authority to the state to decide which vehicles will be exempted from the speed governors.

22 Dec 2017 3:00 AM

Maha to promote electric vehicles

App-based taxis like Ola, Uber to get incentives to go electric, become battery-operated.

30 Nov 2017 5:53 AM

Political overdose in UP’s illegal vehicle number plates

In the previous Samajwadi Party’s government, it was a common trend to write “Yadav” written on vehicle registration number plates.

18 Nov 2017 7:15 AM

Cop drives in inebriated state, held

The 41-year-old was accosted by the public near Borivali west late on Sunday and questioned for driving in a zigzag manner.

03 Oct 2017 1:58 AM

Mumbai: Police constable arrested for drunken driving

The constable was booked under relevant sections of the Motor Vehicles Act and the Maharashtra Prohibition Act, he said.

02 Oct 2017 2:36 PM


Driving licences to be issued by states only, clarifies Transport Ministry

The new motor vehicles bill has been facing a lot of objections in the Rajya Sabha due to various confusions.

04 Aug 2017 10:53 AM

Delhi taxi scheme may ban Ola share, Uber pool in capital

The scheme is being scrutinised by senior officials and its finalisation is in the last stages, which will determine the ban.

09 Jul 2017 2:33 PM

RTO to stop Ola’s shuttle service

Around three years ago, Ola and Uber had launched themselves in a similar fashion without any consultation with the government.

23 Jun 2017 2:04 AM

Three injured as Scorpio rams into truck

The accident caused substantial damages to the two vehicles.

01 May 2017 3:17 AM

Age Debate: Safety or job killing?

Shutting bars in roadside hotels and restaurants won’t make our highways safer.

13 Apr 2017 3:23 AM