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The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 makes it mandatory for a vehicle owner to possess a valid Driving licence to be able to drive his vehicle in the country.

Validity of driving license, vehicle documents extended. Details here

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Mallika Soni
PUBLISHED ON MAR 29, 2021 06:40 PM IST
  • The ministry of road, transport and highways (MoRTH) issued an advisory to the states about the extension and said that the documents whose validity could not be granted due to the lockdown or had expired since February 1, 2021, or would expire on March 31, 2021, will all be given an extension.
The candidates will be required to reverse the vehicle into a limited opening either to the right or left under control and reasonable accuracy to qualify the test.(Sakib Ali/HT file photo for representation)
The candidates will be required to reverse the vehicle into a limited opening either to the right or left under control and reasonable accuracy to qualify the test.(Sakib Ali/HT file photo for representation)

Passing driving license test likely to get difficult. Here's why

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Deepali Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 26, 2021 07:38 PM IST
The minister told Parliament that the passing percentage for the eligibility of a driving license in all Regional Transport Offices (RTO) has been fixed at 69 per cent.
While the rule, which is still in draft, may seem that it intends to make getting driving licenses easier.(Representative image)
While the rule, which is still in draft, may seem that it intends to make getting driving licenses easier.(Representative image)

Will you get your driving license without test? Check here

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Deepali Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 05, 2021 08:04 PM IST
The ministry also said that the draft notification dated January 29, 2021, has been uploaded on the official website of the ministry.
Delhi has a total of 12 motor licensing centres, of which three conduct fully automated driving tests.(Mohd Zakir/HT file)
Delhi has a total of 12 motor licensing centres, of which three conduct fully automated driving tests.(Mohd Zakir/HT file)

All driving testing centres in city to be automated by November

New Delhi | By Sweta Goswami
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2019 08:20 AM IST
The state’s transport department on Sunday said it has already begun laying automated tracks at the remaining eight licensing centres and the work is likely to be completed in about three months’ time.
The Maharashtra Motor Vehicles Department (MMVD) will soon issue new smart driving licences with a quick response (QR) code, which will make it easy for officials to check if the licence is genuine.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)
The Maharashtra Motor Vehicles Department (MMVD) will soon issue new smart driving licences with a quick response (QR) code, which will make it easy for officials to check if the licence is genuine.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)

QR code on driving licence to help cops identify fakes

Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2019 09:21 AM IST
The existing driving licences remain valid, and will be updated when you apply for licence renewal.
Image for representation.(Photo: Anil Dayal /Hindustan Times)
Image for representation.(Photo: Anil Dayal /Hindustan Times)

Driving tests to get tougher

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sweta Goswami
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2019 01:03 AM IST
Driving tests for a permanent licence (DL) is all set to go hi-tech with the government planning to open four fully automated test tracks soon in Mayur Vihar, Vishwas Nagar, Shakurbasti and Sarai Kale Khan.
Almost all transport offices of Delhi have shifted the process of obtaining a permanent driving licence online.(HT Photo)
Almost all transport offices of Delhi have shifted the process of obtaining a permanent driving licence online.(HT Photo)

Over 90% Delhi residents choose online route to get driving licences

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2018 03:55 AM IST
Data shared by the department showed that of the total 19,375 fresh applications for permanent driving licences in July, 17,435 were received online.
The Road Transport and Highways Ministry told the states that driving licence, registration certificate or other documents in electronic form presented through the official platforms be treated at par with the certificates issued by the transport authorities.(Sanjeev Verma/HT File Photo)
The Road Transport and Highways Ministry told the states that driving licence, registration certificate or other documents in electronic form presented through the official platforms be treated at par with the certificates issued by the transport authorities.(Sanjeev Verma/HT File Photo)

Driving licence, other papers valid in digital form, says government

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2018 05:19 PM IST
The government issued an advisory to states to accept all such documents in electronic form if presented through its DigiLocker or mParivahan platform.
A Saudi woman drives her car along a street in the Saudi coastal city of Jeddah, on September 27, 2017.(AFP File Photo)
A Saudi woman drives her car along a street in the Saudi coastal city of Jeddah, on September 27, 2017.(AFP File Photo)

Saudi Arabia starts issuing driving licences to women

Agence France-Presse, Riyadh | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2018 09:23 PM IST
Saudi Arabia on Monday began issuing its first driving licences to women in decades
Grieving family members of the victims of Kushinagar tragedy.(HT/Deepak Gupta)
Grieving family members of the victims of Kushinagar tragedy.(HT/Deepak Gupta)

Kushinagar van driver was a minor, drove rashly, say parents of victims

Hindustan Times, Kushinagar | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 27, 2018 11:59 PM IST
Parents demanded probe to ascertain age of driver Nayaz Ahmed, who was allegedly on his mobile phone and either didn’t hear or ignored the children shouting to stop the vehicle when they saw the approaching train before tragedy struck, killing 13.
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