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Tag: New Motor Vehicle Act

Odisha STA Extends Validity Of Driving License & Other Vehicle Documents Till Oct 31
Odisha STA Extends Validity Of Driving License & Other Vehicle Documents Till Oct 31

Driving Licenses which had expired since 01.02.2020 or would expire by 31.10.2021, such documents will be treated as valid till 31.10.2021. 

COVID-19 Lockdown: DL Validity, Documents Linked To MV Act Extended

New Delhi: Amid COVID-19 lockdown across the nation, considering the problems being faced by people, the government has announced to extend the validity of all driving licences (DL) till June end as well as other documents related to the new Motor Vehicle Act (MV Act) that expired from February 1. Ministry of Road Transport and […]

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Stricter MVA Back From Dec1, Cops To Zero On Tipsy Drivers

Bhubaneswar: The grace period will be over soon. Come Dec 1, the stricter Motor Vehicle Act (MVA) will be implemented in Odisha. As drunk driving is a lead cause of road accidents in the State, cops will keep an eye on the tipsy drivers on the state roads. It needs mentioning that under the new […]

Road Traffic Offences To Come Under IPC With MV Act: SC

New Delhi: Emphasising on the gravity of rash and negligent driving causing fatalities on roads, the Supreme Court has ruled that road traffic offences can be prosecuted under the Motor Vehicles Act as well as the Indian Penal Code. The punishment of offenders of motor vehicle accidents under the IPC is stricter and proportionate to […]

Odisha Introduces Smart Queue Management System In RTOs
Get Learner's Licences Without Slot Bookings At BMC, OSRTC Office

Bhubaneswar: In order to assist people facing hardships in getting their driving licences and other papers pertaining to vehicles at regional transport offices (RTOs) in the city, the Odisha Transport department has come up with new facilities to help people obtain their necessary documents. According to sources, the department has set up special camps at […]

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MV Act: Odisha CM Asks Officials To Make RTO Offices Middlemen-free

Bhubaneswar: After ordering a crackdown on middlemen (dalals) fleecing vulnerable patients in hospitals across the State, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has now asked the Regional Transport Officers (RTOs) to curb interference of middlemen in issuance of driving licences and other vehicle-related documents at the transport offices. Chairing a meeting of the district Collectors, SPs […]

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, […]

38 arrested for drunken driving in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: As many as 38 people were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, the police said on Saturday. The Odisha Police have launched a drive against drunken driving at 14 toll gates across the state under the amended Motor Vehicle Act. “The Odisha Police conducted statewide drive to detect drunken driving on National […]

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New Motor Vehicle Rules: Fine Upto Rs 25,000 & 3 Years Jail

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Motorists beware of traffic rules and regulations, or soon you may have to shell out hefty fines upto Rs 25,000 or even face jail term of 3 years for violation of any norms. The Centre is implementing New Motor Vehicle Act which aims to overhaul country’s transportation laws by addressing several crucial issues […]

New Motor Vehicle Act will improve road safety: IRF

New Delhi: Increased new penalties and provisions of punishment in the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019 will help better adherence to traffic rules and decreased road accidents in India, the Geneva-based International Road Federation (IRF) said on Monday. The Act was passed in Parliament’s recently concluded monsoon session and has got the President’s assent. It […]