Motor Vehicles Act

Government extends validity of vehicle papers

This is the third time that the ministry has extended the validity of the documents. Earlier, similar advisories were issued by the ministry in March and June.

published on : 27th August 2020

COVID-19: Validity of driving licences, other transport documents extended till September 30

The validity of documents expiring between Feb 1 and June 30 has been extended by an order of the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.

published on : 9th June 2020

Validity of vehicle documents extended till July 31, no penalties for delays

The ministry has earlier issued an advisory on March 30, 2020 to all regarding extension of validity of the documents related to Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 and Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989.

published on : 25th May 2020

New Motor Vehicles Act: Accidents go down in 12 states

Another point to notice is that the number of challans issued after the law was enforced has gone up.

published on : 15th March 2020

Rs 30 thousand fine for autorickshaw driver for overloading  

Md Akram, a resident of Sunapali, was driving the auto-rickshaw carrying pipes having four feet back and front projection.  

published on : 4th March 2020

New Motor Vehicles (Amendment) act-day one: 1,650 e-challans in Bhubaneswar

Enforcement drive to check traffic violations will be carried out stringently, says STA

published on : 2nd March 2020

New Motor Vehicle Act brings down road mishaps in Odisha

The Minister said during a four-month period from September to December 2019, accidents and deaths came down to 3,563 and 1,541 compared to 3,810 and 1,856 in the corresponding period of 2018.

published on : 21st February 2020

PIL in Orissa High Court against amended Motor Vehicles Act

Previously, the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 had provided limitation of a period of six months for filing a claim petition.

published on : 14th January 2020

States cannot lower fines under Motor Vehicles Act: Centre

The Centre has said that no state can lower traffic penalties as prescribed in the new Motor Vehicles Act.

published on : 8th January 2020

Transport unions announce novel protest across Tamil Nadu against MVA on January 8

A resolution to this effect was passed in a meeting of representatives of labour and trader associations, transport workers and driving school owners participated.

published on : 30th December 2019

Odisha farmer rides horse to escape steep MV fines

Mistry rides the horse to the town market every day to buy his rations and the hospital in case of any emergency.

published on : 10th December 2019

In a U-turn, Congress-ruled Chhattisgarh declines to implement new Motor Vehicles Act

Chhattisgarh joins the state of West Bengal, Rajasthan, West Bengal, Gujarat and Punjab who have revealed their differences over the enhanced penalties under the new traffic rules.

published on : 4th September 2019

Registration of actress Amala Paul’s car in Puducherry is in accordance with MV act

The actor had purchased a Mercedes Benz car for Rs 1.12 crores in Karnataka and brought it to Puducherry with a temporary registration.

published on : 31st October 2017