Rajya Sabha passes the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019

somnath chakraborty

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this bill having 10 key points :
1)Road Safety , 2)vehicle fitness, 3)recall of vehicles, 4)offences and penalties ,5)Protection of Good Samaritan,6) Cashless Treatment during Golden , 7)third party insurance ,8) Provision for online driving licenses, 9)Process of Vehicle Registration, 10)taxi aggregators
4)Offences and penalties: The Bill increases penalties for several offences under the Act. The maximum penalty for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs has been increased from Rs 2,000 to Rs 10,000. If a vehicle manufacturer fails to comply with motor vehicle standards, the penalty will be a fine of up to Rs 100 crore, or imprisonment of up to one year, or both. If a contractor fails to comply with road design standards, the penalty will be a fine of up to one lakh rupees. The central government may increase fines mentioned under the Act every year by up to 10%.
Drunk driving will now cost offender five times more: 10 points of motor vehicle bill
 
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