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Hefty Fines Under MV Act: Youth Congress Seeks Fixation Of Traffic Fines At Rs 1,000

Bhubaneswar: Youth Congress on Saturday sought a six-month relaxation in the enforcement of traffic rules under the amended Motor Vehicles Act in Odisha. A delegation of the party’s youth wing led by its president Loknath Maharathy on Saturday met Odisha Transport Minister Padmanabha Behera and submitted a memorandum in this regard. Besides, the Congress delegation […]

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MV Act In Odisha: Dare You Violate Traffic Rules, There You Pay Hefty Fines

Bhubaneswar: With the government remaining inflexible on ‘Follow Traffic Rules Or Pay The Price’, the re-enforcement of amended Motor Vehicles Act in Odisha certainly seems to have thrown the motorists into a tizzy. Needless to say, their biggest fear has come back to haunt them in the form of hefty penalty. After the traffic restrictions […]

Automated Driving Testing Tracks In 18 Odisha Districts Soon: Transport Commissioner

Bhubaneswar: The crackdown on traffic violators and collection of hefty fines after the implementation of the new Motor Vehicles (MV) Act in September has resulted rush in offices of Regional Transport Officers (RTO) in Odisha with people queuing up for getting several documents including Driving Licences (DL). In a bid to provide some respite to […]

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Hefty Fines, Stricter Enforcement of Traffic Rules To Return From Dec 1 In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: After a relaxation of three months, Odisha government will reintroduce stricter enforcement of traffic rules under the revised Motor Vehicles Act from December 1. Odisha Transport Minister Padmanabha Behera on Friday informed that it is the responsibility of the State government to ensure safety of commuters as well as enforce traffic rules in the […]

MV Act: Record Number of Learner's Licence Issued In 18 days In Odisha, 1.41 Lakh Applications Lined Up

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Transport Offices (RTOs) across Odisha issued as many as 57,238 Learner’s Licence (LL) in just 18 days in the aftermath of the implementation of the amended Motor Vehicles Act, 2019 on September 1. As per the State Transport Authority (STA), 57,238 learner’s licence were issued to motorists between September 1 and September […]

Hefty Fines Under MV Act: 5 Temporary Centres to Facilitate Issuance of driving licence In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: It is now testing time for the people in Odisha as they are now making several visits to the offices of the Regional Transport Officers (RTO) to get necessary documents including driving licences ready so as avoid hefty penalties under the new Motor Vehicles Act 2019. Even though Odisha government has provided a window […]

Hefty Fines Under MV Act: Odisha RTOs To Function on Holidays, Brokers Under Scanner

Bhubaneswar: A day after relaxing the enforcement drive by providing a window of three months to motorists, Odisha Government has now geared up to create necessary infrastructure to speed up process for clearing pending applications including learners and driving licence. The Transport department will soon come up with a standard operating procedure on how to […]

Protests, Lathi-Charge and Tension Over New Motor Vehicles Act In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Simmering resentment over hefty fines sparked tension in Bhubaneswar with people detaining several government vehicles at Rajmahal Square which were allegedly being let-off without proper inspection as per the new Motor Vehicles Act. As public took law into its hand, police resorted to lathi-charge to control the situation. Alleging that the law enforcing authorities […]