Various changes have been made to the new motor vehicle legislation. Some major amendments have been made to the old law to curb excessive accidents and prevent fatalities.
The amendment bill was passed in both chambers during a recent parliamentary session. Accordingly, in the 2019 Motor Vehicle Law Amendment, driver’s license renewal has been increased from 3 years to 5 years. Similarly, the procedure for renewal within one month of the expiration of the license has been raised to one year.
In addition, the new motor vehicle legislation has introduced a penalty for a person who violates traffic rules more than once.
According to reports, the Rajasthan State Transport Department has decided to impose a fine on religious and caste codes on the vehicles.