Public suggestions invited for amending Motor Vehicle Rules regarding registration of new vehicles, driving licences, and recall of old vehicles

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Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has invited suggestions and comments from all stake holders including general public on the proposed amendment in the Motor Vehicle Rules regarding registration of new vehicles, driving licences, and recall of old vehicles. Two Notifications to this effect have been issued on the 18th last, which can be seen at www.morth.gov.in.

The draft Notification no. 184(E) covers section 4-28 of the MVAA. It covers the following Important aspects:

• Use of Electronic forms and documents (Medical  Certificate, Learners License, Surrender of DL, Renewal  of DL)

• Online learner’s License

• National Register.

• Dealer point Registration.

• Renewal of Registration 60 days in advance 

• Temporary registration for 06 months with extensions of 30 days (Body building etc).

• Trade certificate – electronic

• Alteration, retro fitment to vehicles and adapted  vehicles.

• Insurance in case of Altered vehicles.

The other draft Notification no. 185(E) covers section 39-40 of the MVAA. It includes aspects like:

•Recall Policy of defective vehicles.

i. Procedure for Recall

ii. procedure to detail Investigating Officer 

iii.Investigation Procedure- time bound manner  (06months)

iv. Role of Testing Agencies

•Obligations of Manufacturers, Importers & Retrofitters.

•Accreditation of Testing agencies.

The suggestions or comments can be sent to the Joint Secretary (Transport), Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Transport Bhavan, Parliament Street, New Delhi-110001 (email: jspb-morth@gov.in) upto 17th of April, 2020.