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New Motor Vehicle Rules From Today: E-Challan To Carrying RC & Other Changes

Bhubaneswar: To ease the hassles faced by vehicle owners and avoid harassment of commuters by traffic officials, the Union Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) has imposed amended major rules of Central Motor Vehicle Rules 1989 effective from today.

Here are the new changes that will be applicable from today:

  1. Physical presence of vehicular documents such as DL, RC, and Insurance will not be needed.
  2. Vehicle owners are allowed to upload and maintain a record of their vehicle’s documents on apps like Digi-locker or m-parivahan.
  3. Vehicular documents found authorized through electronic means will not be demanded in physical forms for any kind of inspection.
  4. A DL can be disqualified if needed through the government’s digital portal where the details of the violator will be recorded.
  5. Details of driving licenses disqualified or revoked by the licensing authority will be recorded and updated chronologically in the portal.
  6. E-challans will also be registered on the government’s digital portal.
  7. Violators’ records will be maintained digitally and electronically.
  8. Not only this, but the time stamp of inspection, police officer or any other concerned officer’s identity will also be recorded in the govt’s portal.

In order to add to vehicle owners convenience and avoid harassment of commuters by traffic officials, the Union Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) has notified various amendments in Central Motor Vehicle Rules 1989 that will be effective from October 1, 2020

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