Justice R Mahadevan suggested this after noting that too many lives have already been lost to this lethal cocktail of internal consumption and internal combustion.
Such violations currently attract fines up to `1,000 for two-wheelers and `5,000 for four-wheelers and heavy vehicles.
The Third Metropolitan Magistrate Court convicted nine people for drunk driving under the new Motor Vehicle (MV) Act here on Thursday.
RTO officials said there has been a surge in the number of licence renewal applications in the last few days.
In fact, it may not be a stretch to assume that the numbers have picked up ever since the buzz about the Act has been around.
Activists of Odisha Hindu Sena and Cuttack Sadar Suraksha Committee observed a 12-hour on Wednesday in the city, demanding fulfilment of demands.
Instead of the police or Motor Vehicles Department imposing the revised fines on offenders, the cases will be handed over to the court.
As of now, there are limitations to the deductions the state government can make in the increased fines.
Telangana CM KCR hinted that a special session of the Legislature would be convened soon to adopt the new Revenue Bill.
If buses fail test, it will lead to disruption of public transport services, claim unions.
New motor vehicle rules will send Uber cab, auto drivers to testing centres for fitness certificates
The Central Motor Vehicles rules mandate that FC, issued by RTOs, should be renewed once in two years for vehicles up to eight years of age.
Group informs members about real-time vehicle checking locations in Sambalpur.
A truck driver was fined a whopping of Rs 6.53 lakh in Sambalpur for allegedly violating various provisions laid down under the Motor Vehicle Act.
In case of driving without a valid license, the traffic police personnel will make the motorist book a learning license slot on the spot.
Rinku Pandey was returning home on his bike when two cops intercepted him at Sarkarpar crossing and ruthlessly assaulted him in front of his child.