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New motor vehicle rules from October 1: No need to carry driving license?

Carrying vehicle license, registration certificate, insurance documents etc., will not be required from October if these documents are validated through government portal.
The new rules to be effective from October 1 will ensure commuter convenience and safety. (Representative image)(PTI)
The new rules to be effective from October 1 will ensure commuter convenience and safety. (Representative image)(PTI)
Updated on Sep 30, 2020 07:35 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh

Teacher assaulted by husband with glass after she questions multiple traffic challans by her in-laws

The woman alleged that her in-laws had accumulated nearly Rs30,000 in penalties after receiving nearly 20 challans for traffic violations over the last three-four months.
Since the car was registered in her father’s name, the challans would be sent her father’s mobile phone, leaving her “embarrassed”.(HT Photo (Representative Image))
Since the car was registered in her father’s name, the challans would be sent her father’s mobile phone, leaving her “embarrassed”.(HT Photo (Representative Image))
Updated on Sep 23, 2020 11:31 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shiv Sunny

Charges framed against Kolkata actor 2 years after car crash that killed model Sonika Chauhan

Chatterjee has been charged under the Indian Penal Code with culpable homicide not amounting to murder, causing grievous hurt by act that endangers life and personal safety of others and damaging property. The trial is scheduled to start in October.
It was alleged that Chatterjee consumed alcohol at a party and also while he was driving the car. Forensic reports indicated that the car was moving at a speed well over 100 kmph.(IANS FILE PHOTO.)
It was alleged that Chatterjee consumed alcohol at a party and also while he was driving the car. Forensic reports indicated that the car was moving at a speed well over 100 kmph.(IANS FILE PHOTO.)
Updated on Sep 15, 2020 10:34 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sohini Sarkar

Validity of motor vehicle documents extended till Dec 31 amid Covid-19 pandemic

This is the third such extension after the earlier advisories on March 30 and June 9.
Validity of driving licenses and motor vehicle documents has been extended by the central government.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Validity of driving licenses and motor vehicle documents has been extended by the central government.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 24, 2020 06:24 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh

Uttarakhand police arrests over 10,000 people for violating Covid-19 lockdown

On Sunday, a total of 39 cases were registered under section 188 of IPC for disobeying the government order on lockdown in which the 391 accused persons were arrested, said police.
On Sunday, a total of 39 cases were registered under section 188 of IPC for disobeying the government order on lockdown in which the 391 accused persons were arrested(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
On Sunday, a total of 39 cases were registered under section 188 of IPC for disobeying the government order on lockdown in which the 391 accused persons were arrested(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Published on Apr 26, 2020 05:15 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent

482 challans issued in all, 107 for drunken driving in Ludhiana

98 challans were issued for triple riding, 14 for the use of mobile phones and other for wrong parking, riding without helmet and violating traffic signals
Police taking the breathalyzer test of a vehicle driver in Ludhiana.(HT PHOTO)
Police taking the breathalyzer test of a vehicle driver in Ludhiana.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Mar 11, 2020 10:54 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana

Odisha bus owner fined Rs 6.72 lakh for MV Act violation

A senior transport official of Boudh said the bus owned by one Talat Parween of Bhubaneswar had a pending road tax from March 1, 2018, amounting to Rs 6.5 lakh.
Odisha truck owner was fined Rs 6.72 lakh for traffic violations(HT Photo/Representative)
Odisha truck owner was fined Rs 6.72 lakh for traffic violations(HT Photo/Representative)
Updated on Mar 06, 2020 01:02 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By HT Correspondent

20,000 was paid as fine not bribe’:Special CBI court lets off policeman

CBI submitted in its closure report that the ASI, who was arrested for taking the bribe from a truck driver, had collected it as fine
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Updated on Feb 28, 2020 01:15 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh

Biker killed after students on joyride ram into him at Boisar

. The biker, Laxman Wavre, died on the spot, while the car overturned on impact and crashed into a roadside tree.
All five occupants of the car, students who had allegedly bunked college after one of them borrowed the vehicle from a friend, suffered injuries and were hospitalised.(File photo for representation)
All five occupants of the car, students who had allegedly bunked college after one of them borrowed the vehicle from a friend, suffered injuries and were hospitalised.(File photo for representation)
Updated on Feb 11, 2020 03:34 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Palghar | By Ram Parmar

MP govt to withdraw helmet exemption for women and children

A petitioner had contended that the relaxation given to women and children was violative of the Constitution’s Articles 14, 15(1) and 21 and also defeated the purpose for use of helmet that was made mandatory for two-wheeler riders under the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988.
The Madhya Pradesh government had exempted women and children up to 12 years from wearing helmets while riding two-wheelers.(Representative image/HT Photo)
The Madhya Pradesh government had exempted women and children up to 12 years from wearing helmets while riding two-wheelers.(Representative image/HT Photo)
Published on Feb 10, 2020 09:21 PM IST
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HIndustan Times, Bhopal | By Monika Pandey

26 buses fined in this Punjab city for playing songs on gun culture

Mohali RTA head Sukhwinder Kumar said strict action has also been taken against overloaded vehicles
26 buses of private transporters have been challaned.(HT File)
26 buses of private transporters have been challaned.(HT File)
Updated on Feb 10, 2020 06:51 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Mohali

Truck tales: Rajat Ubhaykar’s travelogue records his unique on-road experiences

The author travelled the country in trucks and discovered a new, different world
A stranded truck driver wash his face as he stranded at Srinagar-Jammu national highway.(HT FILE PHOTO)
A stranded truck driver wash his face as he stranded at Srinagar-Jammu national highway.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 18, 2020 04:42 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Danish Raza

Punjab Police vehicle challaned for zebra crossing violation in Chandigarh

TVIS also issued to nissan sunny car standing alongside the SUV; fine for violation is 500, but police vehicle driver will have to pay 1K
The picture of the Punjab Police SUV at the Hallomajra light point shared by a commuter on Twitter on Saturday.(HT Photo)
The picture of the Punjab Police SUV at the Hallomajra light point shared by a commuter on Twitter on Saturday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 29, 2019 12:07 AM IST
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HT Correspondent | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh

Day after MV Act is implemented in Punjab, 115 challaned in Mohali

Most of the challans were issued for zebra crossing, wrong parking and red light jumping
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Updated on Dec 21, 2019 01:04 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mohali | By HT Correspondent, Mohali

Low number of challans: 23 traffic cops get show-cause notice in Chandigarh

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Published on Dec 16, 2019 12:42 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rajanbir Singh

98 modified vehicles seized in Ludhiana

The city police have registered cases against 95 people for using illegally modified auto carts
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Published on Dec 03, 2019 10:20 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana

Porsche car owner slapped with Rs 9.8 lakh fine for not having valid documents

The silver colour car was stopped by the traffic police at Helmet crossroad here on Wednesday as it did not have number plates, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Tejas Patel, said.
Porsche car owner slapped with Rs 9.8 lakh fine(ANI/Twitter)
Porsche car owner slapped with Rs 9.8 lakh fine(ANI/Twitter)
Updated on Nov 30, 2019 04:14 PM IST
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Ahmedabad | By Press Trust of India

Man throws bike after being fined for not wearing helmet. Watch

The incident was captured on camera and later a video was shared on Twitter.
The video also shows the police consoling the man.(Twitter/@Benarasiyaa)
The video also shows the police consoling the man.(Twitter/@Benarasiyaa)
Updated on Nov 29, 2019 06:14 PM IST
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Meerut | By Indo Asian News Service

Telangana HC nod for privatization of RTC; employees feel let down

The high court bench said it could not interfere in the decision of the state cabinet, as the government had powers to privatize public transport under Section 102 of the Motor Vehicles Act of 1988.
The RTC employees, who had been on strike since October 5, had fought a bitter legal battle in the high court, even as chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao refused to consider any of their demands including merger of RTC with the government, revision of their pay scales and recruitment of new staff.(ANI PHOTO.)
The RTC employees, who had been on strike since October 5, had fought a bitter legal battle in the high court, even as chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao refused to consider any of their demands including merger of RTC with the government, revision of their pay scales and recruitment of new staff.(ANI PHOTO.)
Updated on Nov 22, 2019 09:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu

KCR says will privatise 50% buses, gives striking employees 3-day deadline

At least 48,000 employees and workers unions of TSRTC had begun an indefinite strike from October 5 across Telangana, demanding RTC’s merger with the government and recruitment to various posts, among others.
Chandrasekhar Rao on Saturday announced the privatisation of 50% of the state’s bus services and asked striking employees of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) to return to work by midnight of November 5.(PTI)
Chandrasekhar Rao on Saturday announced the privatisation of 50% of the state’s bus services and asked striking employees of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) to return to work by midnight of November 5.(PTI)
Updated on Nov 02, 2019 10:03 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinavasa Rao Apparasu

Dog ‘wears’ helmet on bike rides. ‘Delhi police ka khauf,’ says Twitter

The image, which is being shared by different people on Twitter, shows a dog riding pillion on a bike.
People dropped all sorts of comments on the image.(Twitter/@gupta_iitdelhi)
People dropped all sorts of comments on the image.(Twitter/@gupta_iitdelhi)
Updated on Oct 21, 2019 12:15 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Case against BJP MLA after three die in car accident

The victims have been identified as Brijendra Ahirwar, Madan Ahirwar and Nandram Ahirwar, residents of Barethi village, police said.
The SP said the case was registered on basis of the statement of Ganesh Ahirwar, 48, an eyewitness, who claimed that Lodhi was in the driving seat when his SUV hit the motorcycle and that he ran from the spot after the accident.(HT image)
The SP said the case was registered on basis of the statement of Ganesh Ahirwar, 48, an eyewitness, who claimed that Lodhi was in the driving seat when his SUV hit the motorcycle and that he ran from the spot after the accident.(HT image)
Updated on Oct 08, 2019 03:29 AM IST
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Bhopal/ Sagar | By HT Correspondent

Driver without seat belt: UT police vehicle issued 2K challan

Sources say in such cases the erring cops are made to pay the fine from their own pocket
The picture taken at Sector 31 was shared by a passerby.(HT PHOTO)
The picture taken at Sector 31 was shared by a passerby.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 01, 2019 12:02 AM IST
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By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh

Relief for motorists as Jharkhand slashes traffic penalties up to Rs 9,500

While the new Motor Vehicles Act stipulated fine up to Rs 10,000 for violating pollution norm, Jharkhand government has slashed it to Rs 1,000.
Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019 came into effect from September 1.(HT File Photo)
Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019 came into effect from September 1.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Sep 26, 2019 12:29 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By Sanjoy Dey

How to lower fine under amended Motor Vehicles Act, this cop shares a way

The hefty challan created uproar among citizens - so much that on September 19, the transport associations in Delhi and Noida called for a strike.
In the video, the cop also talks about the importance of maintaining road safety.(YouTube/Shayari tutorial)
In the video, the cop also talks about the importance of maintaining road safety.(YouTube/Shayari tutorial)
Updated on Sep 20, 2019 07:05 PM IST
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By Trisha Sengupta

Motor Vehicles Act: Hefty fines can’t be a one-way street

The MV Amendment Act 2019, as proposed by Gadkari, had sailed through the Parliament with much ado
There has been widespread protest against the MVA 2019.(PTI)
There has been widespread protest against the MVA 2019.(PTI)
Updated on Sep 19, 2019 11:11 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Ayaz Memon, Mumbai

Delhi-NCR transport strike: How it affects daily commuters

The United Front of Transport Associations (UFTA) has called for a transport strike today in the Delhi-NCR region against the hefty penalities for road traffic violations under the amended MV Act.
Daily commuters are seen during a strike by United Front of Transport Association (UFTA) against various provisions of the amended Motor Vehicle (MV) Act, in New Delhi.(Burhaan Kinu/HT photo)
Daily commuters are seen during a strike by United Front of Transport Association (UFTA) against various provisions of the amended Motor Vehicle (MV) Act, in New Delhi.(Burhaan Kinu/HT photo)
Updated on Sep 19, 2019 10:03 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

News updates from Hindustan Times: Transport strike in Delhi today against amended Motor Vehicles act and all the latest news at this hour

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion curated for you. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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Updated on Sep 19, 2019 09:01 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Why UFTA has called for a transport strike in Delhi-NCR today

An umbrella body, UFTA, represents 41 associations and unions of goods and passenger segments, out of which Thirty-four associations of autos, taxis, private school buses, maxi cabs, OLA and Uber cabs, cluster buses under STA, Gramin Seva and large commercial vehicles have called for a strike.
The transportation body is protesting against the steep hike in penalties for road traffic violations under the newly amended Motor Vehicles Act..(HT File Photo)
The transportation body is protesting against the steep hike in penalties for road traffic violations under the newly amended Motor Vehicles Act..(HT File Photo)
Updated on Sep 19, 2019 08:21 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Transport strike in Delhi today against amended Motor Vehicles act; schools shut, offices declare holiday

The United Front of Transport Associations (UFTA), which has called for the strike, stated that no private commercial vehicle will be running on Delhi roads from 6 am to 9.30 pm on Thursday.
Cluster, private buses, auto-rickshaws, a section of app-based cabs, trucks, grameen sevas and school vans will be off the roads on Thursday.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT Photo)
Cluster, private buses, auto-rickshaws, a section of app-based cabs, trucks, grameen sevas and school vans will be off the roads on Thursday.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 01, 2020 03:47 AM IST
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