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Motor Vehicles Act 2019

Noida Bus Driver Fined For Not Wearing Helmet

Sep 21, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The owner of a private bus in Noida claimed that he had been issued a fine of Rs 500 allegedly because he was not wearing a helmet.

Heavy Fines Against Offenders Is Unlikely To Reduce Traffic Accidents or Deaths

Sep 19, 2019 Geetam Tiwari

Can heavy fines for traffic offences, which are the most discussed part of the new amendments in the Motor Vehicles Act being implemented from September 1, reduce the fatalities drastically?


Will Hike In Fines Be Enough To Deter Traffic Violators?

The real question here is whether the sky-high fines will truly be a deterrent. I am tempted to say yes, given the recent long queues at the RTO to update documents and the sudden spike in the sale of helmets.

Maharashtra Stays Implementation Of Motor Vehicle Act; Uttarakhand Slashes Fine, Karnataka To Follow

Sep 12, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

On Wednesday, governments in Maharashtra and Uttarakhand took cognisance of the matter. While the former, terming the heavy penalties as 'exorbitant', stayed the act's implementation in the state, the latter reduced quantum of fines mentioned under the new law.


‘Accidents Due To Good Roads’: Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister’s Bizarre Explanation

“Every year around 10,000 accidents are reported in the state. The media claims it is due to bad roads. But I believe it is due to good roads,” said Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister Govind Karjol.

11 September, 2019

Increased Traffic Fines Aimed At Saving Lives, Says Nitin Gadkari

Outlook Web Bureau

The Motor Vehicles Amendment Act, approved by President Ram Nath Kovind last month, aims at stricter punishment for violation of traffic regulations.


11 September, 2019

Truck Driver Fined Rs 1.41 Lakh For Overloading Under New MVA In Delhi

Outlook Web Bureau

In July, parliament passed the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019 that came into effect on September 1 2019. It aims to tighten the traffic rules and regulations and impose stricter punishments for violation in a bid to promote road safety.


10 September, 2019

Techie Dies Of Heart Attack After Alleged Spat With Traffic Police In Ghaziabad

PTI

The 65-year-old father of the deceased alleged 'misbehaviour by the traffic police' in the name of checking under the 'stricter new Motor Vehicles Act'.


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President Joe Biden meets with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

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President Joe Biden meets with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

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President Joe Biden meets with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with President Joe Biden meets in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with President Joe Biden meets in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

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