Transport Departmen

Need three years to scrap 15-year-old govt buses, Tamil Nadu tells Centre

The government also sought one-year time to set up automated testing tracks for issuing fitness certificates (FC) for heavy vehicles.

published on : 20th March 2023

Tamil Nadu clocks average 48 deaths per day on highways

State and national highways running through Tamil Nadu killed 12,032 persons between January 1 and December 31, 2022, according to provisional data from the TN transport department.

published on : 20th February 2023

Pay traffic fines with 50 per cent discount before Feb 11

He added that the discount will apply to all types of traffic violations.

published on : 3rd February 2023

Rs 1.12 cr fine collected for wrong number plates in Bengaluru 

Operation from 2019 to 2022; Police crack down on vehicles displaying unauthorised names, emblems

published on : 2nd January 2023

Tamil Nadu: ‘Consider plea seeking inquiry into TNSTC’s loss’, says HC

However, the government counsel submitted that the state transport corporation is taking earnest steps to overcome the losses and ensure its smooth functioning.

published on : 27th December 2022

Old vehicles can now be used as school taxis

Govt revokes amendment which stopped old cars to ferry children

published on : 18th December 2022

Restrictions on vehicles to stay until November 13 in Delhi

Govt also decides to reopen primary classes from Nov 9 & revoke order asking 50% of its staff to work from home in view of better AQI

published on : 8th November 2022

Over 50 lakh vehicles off road for being over a decade old in Delhi, says data

The Delhi transport department has de-registered more than 50 lakh vehicles so far this year, according to official data.

published on : 20th October 2022

Andhra Pradesh: Implement PRC for staff of APPTD, govt urged

The new wages should also be implemented to 2,096 employees, who got promotions, he said.

published on : 4th September 2022

Delhi: Transport department directs government entities to avoid private vehicles

The transport department has directed local bodies and others entities to use only commercial vehicles for transportation, after instances of hiring of private vehicles were reported.

published on : 12th August 2022

Odisha transport department and DMET launch gap analysis in trauma centres

Transport officials said that 60 per cent to 70 per cent of lives of persons injured in road accidents can be saved if neurological treatment is provided to them on time at the trauma care centres.

published on : 8th August 2022

Automated driving test track to be functional from August 15 in Vijayawada

According to the transport department officials, the State government had requested the Centre to provide funds for the automation of nine driving test tracks across the State.

published on : 7th August 2022

No pollution papers? Delhi transport department to send notices and challans of Rs 10,000

The department will also intensify its drive to ensure that vehicles without PUC certificates do not ply on the city roads, they said.

published on : 11th July 2022

Odisha Transport Department suspends 73 DLs for drunk driving

According to the provisions of the Motor Vehicles Act, in case of drunk driving the first-time offenders will face imprisonment up to six months and/or fine up to Rs 10, 000. 

published on : 1st July 2022

Special drive to check traffic rule violation by school buses in Bhubaneshwar

For safe transportation of students to school/college and back to home, he said, the State Government has notified a ‘Policy on Transportation of School Children-2016’.

published on : 29th June 2022

Clear Rs 17.5 crore pending bills: Transport Department to Andhra Pradesh government

A family going on a pilgrimage was stranded in Ongole recently after the RTA officials took away its car for CM’s convoy.

published on : 13th May 2022

Allow us to book tickets for kids under age of five: Parents to Tamil Nadu transport department

While the top officials maintained that a G.O for implementing the announcement is yet to be released, the move is expected to prevent the booking of tickets for children between three and four years.

published on : 9th May 2022

Don't privatise Tamil Nadu's transport department: TNSTC Workers Federation to CM MK Stalin

Workers Federation's General Secretary said that during the Tamil Nadu Assembly, it was announced that a private tie-up will be made for running procurement, operation and maintenance.

published on : 9th May 2022

RTA logs Rs 743 crore rise in income as Covid wanes 

However, as normalcy was restored with the commencement of usual operations at RTA offices, revenues  increased consistently in 2021-22. 

published on : 7th May 2022

TN transport dept increases lifespan of buses

The transport department has increased the lifespan of buses operated by the State Express Transport Corporation (SETC) and mofussil buses of six State transport corporations.

published on : 2nd May 2022
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