The AAP-led Delhi Government inaugurated three automated driving tracks in the City on May 25. Launched by Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot, three tracks at Mayur Vihar, Shakur Basti and Vishwas Nagar will help those who are unable to take the driving tests for a driving license during the daytime. At these automated tracks, people can take driving tests in the evenings with an appointment taken between 5-7 pm.
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MP Grandma learns to drive at the age of 90 applied for a license too, video goes viral. Resham Bai told the media how she used to drive a tractor a decade ago but always wanted to drive a car. MP CM Shivraj Singh also hailed the inspiring spirit of Resham by tweeting, "Grandmother has inspired all of us that there is no age bar in fulfilling our interest."
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Ministry of Road Transport and Highways extended the validity of license, registration and other motor vehicle documents till September 30, 2021 in wake of covid-19 pandemic. Aiming to help people to use transport services while maintaining social distance, government extended the validity of documents expired since Feb 1, 2020. Initially, the validation was extended for documents related to Motor Vehicles Act, 1998 and Central Motor Vehicles… read-more
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Union minister Nitin Gadkari, on March 25, informed that applicants with a driving license would have to undergo stringent driving tests with a passing percentage of 69%. According to Gadkari, the skill test will include parameters like driving the vehicle backwards and reversing it to the left or right opening with accuracy and control. Besides, certain services related to driving license and registration have been made online for a hassle-… read-more
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The Transport Ministry on March 26 announced an extension for the validity of motor vehicle documents till June 30, 2021. Pushing ahead of the deadline due to pandemic, now all documents, including driving license, registration certificate, fitness and permits that expired on February 1, 2020, or will expire on March 31, 2021, will be considered valid. Stating the extension as the last one, the Ministry added, "this will help out citizens in… read-more
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Karnataka government has ordered to suspend the driving licenses for up to three months if the riders are caught without helmet. It also made it mandatory for children above 4-year-old to wear helmets. Reportedly, the suspension comes in addition to a fine of Rs 500. The government stated that the "new rule" will come to effect immediately throughout the state.
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