Headgear made mandatory for children above four years

The government has made it mandatory for children above four years to wear protective headgear of prescribed standards while travelling on a motorcycle. The safety measures for the children travelling on motorcycles have been included in the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act 2019. The amendment Act has made protective headgear compulsory for every persons above the… Continue reading Headgear made mandatory for children above four years

Govt set to frame rules for ride-hailing firms

The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019 has created a new category of cab aggregators by addressing some of these issues.  The bill recognizes and defines aggregators as digital intermediaries or marketplaces which can be used by passengers to connect with a driver for transportation. The central government will soon meet all stakeholders in the industry… Continue reading Govt set to frame rules for ride-hailing firms

Motor Vehicles bill won’t usurp rights of states: Gadkari

The Rajya Sabha has cleared the Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill, 2019. The Bill seeks to amend the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 It seeks to improve road safety through multifold increase in penalities for traffic violations. It also aims to streamline the licensing and road permit process. The Bill proposes a National Transportation Policy for ushering… Continue reading Motor Vehicles bill won’t usurp rights of states: Gadkari

Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill: Centre usurping States’ rights, say MPs

The Lok Sabha has passed the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019. The Bill seeks to amend the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 to provide for road safety. The Bill proposes a National Transportation Policy for ushering in guidelines on the transportation of goods and passengers. The Policy will envision a) establishing a planning framework for road… Continue reading Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill: Centre usurping States’ rights, say MPs