Question raised in Lok Sabha on Implementation of Motor Vehicles Act, 05/12/2019. The increase in fines/penalties is to ensure greater compliance and enhance deterrence for violation of traffic rules to a large extent.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Dilution of penalties under MV Act, 25/11/2019.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Motor Vehicles Act, 21/11/2019. The Ministry has not received any information from any State that they are not implementing the provisions of the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Motor Vehicles Act, 21/11/2019. The Ministry has not received any information from any State that they are not implementing the provisions of the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019.

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways had recently issued guidelines for setting up Authorised Vehicle Scrapping Facility (AVSF). The draft guidelines have been uploaded on the ministry's website and the draft has been sent to all state transport offices and it will be accepting changes and suggestions till November 15, 2019.

Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari tabled the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019, in Lok Sabha on July 15. The Bill seeks to amend the Motor Vehicles Bill, 1988 to address the issues of third party insurance, regulation of taxi aggregators and road safety.

The Road Ministry has proposed the exemption of registration fee for electric vehicles.

Threat to environment, traffic snarls and exposing political leaders to possible attacks from terrorists cited as reasons

Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act 2019 is being implemented in the country since September 1, 2019. This new act has increased fine for many offence to check the road accidents and improve the road safety in the country. Now driving without driving lisence will be fined Rs 5000 instead of Rs 500 earlier.

Diesel vehicles older than 15 years found plying or parked in public places that are impounded, will not be released to the owners, and will be directly handed over to licensed scrapping centres according to the guidelines issued by the Delhi Transport Department on August 24.

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