Post Tagged with: "MoRTH"

Vehicle documents expiry date extended

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has issued a notification that it has extended the validity of fees for document renewal, claim sources. They mentioned that the extension of validity till June 30, 2020, applies to those whose documents could not be renewed because of the lockdown. Drawing attention to the circular by MoRTH that documents, which expired[Read More…]

by May 29, 2020 News
No minimum qualification for driving licence?

No minimum qualification for driving licence?

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has decided to address the driver shortage by doing away with the mandate of minimum educational qualification for obtaining a driving licence. As per Rule 08 of the Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989, a transport vehicle driver is required to have passed class 08. The move is expected to address the bottleneck resulting[Read More…]

by June 19, 2019 Domestic

Morth and London Transport MoU

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) recently signed an MoU with Transport for London (TFL). Looking to draw from TFL’s expertise and revamp the public transport architecture in the country, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said, that the country needs a good transport policy to promote an efficient public transport system. Terming an effective public transport system as one[Read More…]

by February 18, 2018 News

MoRTH proposal to define lifespan of commercial vehicles

The ministry of Road, Transport and Highways (MoRTH) could soon come out with a proposal for the ‘end of life’ of heavy commercial vehicles. Sources claim, as per the proposal, the twin-axle mini trucks could be phased out after 12 years, multi-axle trucks after 15 years and trailers after 25 years. The intention is to curb vehicular pollution, specially since[Read More…]

by December 9, 2015 News