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Reduce Penalties Under MV Act Within 10 Days, Congress To Odisha Government

Bhubaneswar: Terming the incidents of harassment of public during enforcement of new rules under Motor Vehicles (MV) Act as ‘unfortunate,’ Odisha Congress has opposed collection of hefty fines under the new act. Alleging that RTO officials, police and traffic personnel are misbehaving with public mostly women and girls, Congress MLA Sura Routray urged Odisha government […]

Strict Enforcement Of MV Act Begins In Odisha After End Of Relaxation Period

Bhubaneswar: After the end of six-month relaxation period, stricter restrictions under the new Motor Vehicles Act began in Odisha on Sunday. As per the new rules, Rs 5000 penalty will be imposed on commuters for driving vehicles without license, Rs 10,000 and Rs 2000 will be levied for not carrying pollution certificate and insurance certificate […]

Odisha Govt Collects Rs 38.67 Cr Fine Under New MV Act

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has collected over Rs 38.67 crore as fine for violation of traffic norms under the amended Motor Vehicle (MV) Act 2019, said a Minister on Thursday. Replying to a written question of Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA Soumya Ranjan Patnaik, Transport Minister Padmanabha Behera informed the state Assembly that Rs 38.67 […]

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Expensive Mistake! Odisha Man Fined Rs 42,500 For Allowing Minor To Drive Motor Bike

Bhubaneswar: Despite a plethora of awareness campaigns, parents are seen making fatal and expensive mistakes by allowing their unauthorized minor to drive a vehicle. A case in point is the recent incident in Bhadrak where the Odisha transport department imposed a penalty of Rs 42,500 on the owner of a two-wheeler for allowing a minor […]

Tractor Driver Fined Rs 53,200 After Road Mishap In Sambalpur

Sambalpur: In one of the steepest fines imposed under the newly amended Motor Vehicles Act, drivers of a tractor and a bus were fined Rs 53,200 and Rs 27,000 respectively by the State Transport Department for violation of traffic rules. The tractor and the bus were reportedly seized by the police for inspection following a […]

MV Act: Truck Challaned Rs 58,000 In Odisha

Bhadrak: A truck registered in Maharashtra was challaned Rs 58, 040 by the Bhadrak Regional Transport Officer (RTO) on charges of violating several rules under the new Motor Vehicles (MV) Act on Wednesday. The truck, which was scheduled to leave for Venkateswara Rice Mill in Sambalpur carrying paddy from the Nischintapur cooperative society in Bhadrak, […]

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Column: Take Violators To Task

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: A man was recently fined Rs.26000 after traffic police personnel and RTO officials caught his minor son driving a two-wheeler without a helmet. The father of the boy, who was intercepted at the Barang Police station square on the outskirts of the capital city, was punished as he allowed a minor […]

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Odisha Police Is Biased: Amicus Curiae On BJD's 'Helmetless' Bike Rally

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court, based on a report of the Amicus Curiae, has directed Odisha Police DG to file an affidavit in connection with the alleged inaction of police during recent motorcycle rally by Biju Janata Dal (BJD), when hundreds of party workers were seen driving bikes without wearing helmet. The directive came when […]

Actor Babushaan Mohanty Fined For Riding Bike Without Helmet

Bhubaneswar: Of late, actors who more often than not have been considered role models, are in for criticism not for their acting skills, but getting caught on the wrong foot for breaking rules. Wednesday night, Ollywood superstar Tanmay Mohanty (Babushaan) was slapped a penalty through e-challan for flouting traffic norms. Mohanty was reportedly riding a […]

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Challan Mess: Odisha Truck Driver Fined For Riding Without Helmet!

Bargarh: Amid numerous reports in Odisha about commuters being issued ‘wrong challans’, a Haiwa truck driver has reportedly been penalised for not wearing ‘both’ seat belt as well as helmet at one time. Such an allegation has surfaced from Padampur in Bargarh district. According to sources, the traffic police in Bargarh issued a challan against […]

Odisha Man Coughs Up Rs 6,000 Penalty As Son Violates Traffic Norms

Cuttack: As strict enforcement of on-road traffic regulations resumed today despite extension of relaxation of new Motor Vehicles Act in Odisha by three more months, a man in Cuttack had to pay a penalty of Rs 6,000 after his minor son reportedly violated multiple traffic rules while driving his motorcycle. According to sources, the minor […]

Stricter Enforcement Of Traffic Rules In Odisha From Today

Bhubaneswar: Think twice before hitting the roads at full throttle as stricter enforcement of traffic rules under the provisions of new Motor Vehicles Act resumed again in Odisha from today. Several enforcing authorities including the State Transport Authority (STA), Odisha Police and Commissionerate Police had earlier made it clear that major traffic violations will attract […]

Porsche Owner Slapped Rs 9.8 Lakh Fine In Ahmedabad

New Delhi: The Ahmedabad Police have imposed a fine of Rs 9.8 lakh on the owner of a Porsche 911 supercar for driving without a number plate and valid documents. The vehicle was seized on November 27. The Traffic Police Department has mentioned the incident on its Twitter handle, saying: “During a routine checking in […]

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Now Hefty Penalty With Interest For On-Road Traffic Violations In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Even as Odisha government has extended the relaxation window for traffic enforcement by three more months to facilitate people obtain necessary motor-vehicle related documents, the State Transport Authority (STA) has made it clear that imposition of heavy fines on violators of traffic rules will continue across all districts in Odisha. While asserting that checking […]

Hefty Traffic Penalties: Despite Relaxation, These Violations Could Land You In Trouble

Bhubaneswar: A day after the Odisha government extended the relaxation window for enforcement by three more months to facilitate people obtain necessary documents to comply with the new Motor Vehicles Act, the State Transport Authority (STA) on Friday clarified that strict enforcement against dangerous and life threatening actions will continue. In a letter to all […]

BIG Relief! Odisha Relaxes Enforcement Of New Traffic Rules By 3 More Months

Bhubaneswar: Taking note of the huge rush at the offices of the Regional Transport Officers (RTOs) across Odisha, the State government on Thursday relaxed the enforcement of new traffic rules by another three months. Informing about the development, Transport Minister Padmanabha Behera in Odisha Assembly announced that Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today directed for […]

Now Apply For Driving License In Any RTO In Odisha!

Bhubaneswar: The State Transport Authority (STA) here on Friday removed the jurisdictional restriction while applying for driving license (DL), learner’s license (LL) and registration of vehicle. In a notification issued by the STA on Friday, the department said that the Odisha residents can now apply for grant of LL, final DL or registration of vehicle […]

Now Find RTOs, PUC & Driving Testing Centres On Google Map

Bhubaneswar: Following the relaxation of the new Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act in the State till December 2019, the State Government has been envisaging its best to ensure that citizens are getting all possible facilities to acquire required documents before the new traffic norms once again come into force in Odisha. Keeping this in view, the […]

Odisha Govt Relaxes High-Security Registration Plate Norms Till Oct 31

Bhubaneswar: In view of the festive season, the State Transport Authority (STA) has relaxed the norms of High Security Registration Plate (HSRP) for dealers and purchasers for a month. While the regulations for affixation of HSRPs on new motor vehicles were scheduled to be enforced from today, they have been relaxed till October 31. A […]

After MV Act Relaxation, Traffic Norms Thrown To Wind In Odisha

Jajpur: It seems people have gradually adopted carefree attitude while adhering to traffic rules especially after the Odisha Government eased the provision of hefty fines under the new Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019 for three months following public resentment at many places of the State. It may be noted that Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had […]

Odisha Bans Entry Of Middlemen In Offices Of RTOs

Bhubaneswar: Further intensifying its crackdown on dalalraj in offices of the Regional Transport Officers (RTOs), the Odisha government today issued more stringent orders barring entry of such middlemen/agents in the RTOs. Transport Commissioner Sanjeeb Panda today issued a letter to all RTOs of the State asking them to take strict measures to eliminate influence of […]

MV Act: Odisha To Set Up Special Camps For DL & PUC Certificates

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to facilitate the motorists as well as ease off the load at Regional Transport Offices (RTO) across the State, Odisha government has decided to set up temporary camps at block and sub-divisional levels to issue learner’s licence and Pollution under Control (PUC) certificates to the vehicle owners. Informing about the development, […]

Man Sets Bike Ablaze When Stopped For Traffic Rules Violation

Indore: An unidentified man burnt his motorcycle here when traffic police stopped him for issuing a challan for allegedly violating traffic rules, an official said on Monday. A purported video of the incident, which took place on Sunday night in the city’s Pardeshipura area, went viral on a social media platforms. In the video, the […]

Cabinet To Soon Decide On Vehicle Scrapping Policy, Says Nitin Gadkari

New Delhi: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said the Cabinet will soon decide on the proposed vehicle scrapping policy. The Road Transport and Highways Minister stated that he has cleared a cabinet note on the proposed policy and the finance ministry has also approved the same. “I have signed the file for the cabinet […]

MV Act: DL, Vehicle Papers On DigiLocker Or mParivahan At Par With Original Documents

New Delhi: Documents such as driving licence or registration certificate in electronic formats will be treated at par with original documents if stored on DigiLocker or mParivahan apps, the government said on Friday. “If documents are not available on mParivahan or DigiLocker then they will not be treated as legally recognised at par with the […]