The immediate reason for the drive was the fire that occurred in a tourist bus from Kannur in Goa three days ago.
The Central Motor Vehicle Rules also provide for heavy penalties for any delay in applying for re-registration, before the expiry of the life period of the vehicle.
The motor vehicles department has sought the help of the public in sharing pictures and videos of motorists involved in dangerous driving with the enforcement officers.
Driving school operators are demanding a more flexible system where the applicants can get the learner's licence both offline and online.
Meanwhile, an NHAI official said they are yet to take a call on the proposal.
If we catch any minor, we will file a case against the parents who could receive a three-year jail term and a penalty of Rs 25,000,” said G Ananthakrishnan, Enforcement RTO, Ernakulam.
Commissioner Ajithkumar said rash driving and Motor Vehicles Act violations are a threat to the life of people.