DTC takes steps to have more women drivers

Keen on roping in women drivers for its fleet, Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) has decided to provide training and help them in getting heavy motor vehicle licence.

What kind of driving test DTC drivers undergo: HC asks govt

The Delhi High Court has asked the city government about the nature of tests DTC drivers have to undertake prior to being allowed to drive buses.

Youth mowed down by bus on Parliament Street

 A 21-year-old youth was mowed down by an orange cluster bus on Parliament Street in the heart of the national capital here on Wednesday evening.

Blaze guts 17 AC buses of DTC, sabotage not ruled out

 Seventeen low floor air-conditioned buses of the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC), costing over Rs 10 crore, went up in flames in a major fire on Thursday at the Ambedkar Nagar depot in South Delhi even as authorities were probing various angles, including sabotage.

17 AC buses of DTC gutted in fire, probe ordered

 17 low floor air-conditioned buses of Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) were today gutted in a major fire at Ambedkar Nagar depot in South Delhi in the wee hours.

Delhi HC issues notice on claim of bribes for licence in DTC

The Delhi High Court has issued notice to central government, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the Delhi government and others on a PIL seeking probe into issuance of fake driving licence to unskilled drivers of the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC).

Elderly vehicle examiners will not drive buses: DTC to HC

 The Delhi Transport Corporation Wednesday told the high court here that it would not depute vehicle examiners above 55 years for driving duties.

Driver of commercial vehicle is under duty to control it: Delhi Court

A court here has dismissed the plea of a DTC bus driver against his conviction and sentence in a rash and negligent driving case that left a pedestrian dead, saying "a person driving commercial vehicle, is under a duty to be in position to control it".

Delhi-Kathmandu bus service to be flagged off today

The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) will run a luxury Volvo bus on the Delhi-Kathmandu bus route and the tentative one-way fare is likely to be around Rs 2,200.

DTC to award 232 drivers for accident-free record

In order to encourage its drivers to ensure accident-free operations in the national capital, Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) will felicitate over 200 of them who have a good track record with a 'Road Safety Award'.

Communication gap between DDA, DTC on millennium depot is embarrassing: HC

The Delhi High Court on Thursday termed as "embarrassing" the "communication gap" between DDA and DTC regarding shifting of the 50-acre millennium bus depot from its current location on the banks of Yamuna here.

Drive cautiously where pedestrian movement is high: Delhi court

Refusing to grant any relief to a Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) bus driver for rash and negligent driving in BRT corridor, a court here said that drivers should be cautious in places where pedestrian movement is high.

DTC phased out nearly 900 buses but added none in over 2 years

DTC has phased out nearly 900 buses in the last two-and-a-half years, but no single bus was added to the fleet of buses running on the city's roads despite its shortage causing hardship to passengers.

787 persons killed, 2,678 injured by DTC buses in 10 years

As many as 787 persons have been killed and 2,678 others injured in accidents involving Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) buses in the past 10 years.

DTC bus driver acquitted in negligence case

A Delhi court has set aside the conviction and 10-month jail term of a DTC bus driver held guilty for negligently driving and causing death of a passenger in 2001, saying the magisterial court had "overlooked" the contradictions in testimony of witness.

Soon, DTC may sign deal to procure 1,380 semi-low-floor buses

After two failed bids, Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) may soon sign a deal with an Indian automotive manufacturing company to procure a total of 1,380 semi-low-floor buses to replace its fleet of standard-floor ones (yellow buses).

DTC driver found dead in bus depot

A Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) bus driver was found dead in mysterious circumstances inside the city's largest bus depot Saturday morning, police said.

DTC buses to have electronic ticketing machines

DTC buses may finally go hi-tech within next six months as the corporation has decided to take up the project of installing electronic ticketing machines in all its buses.

There can`t be pre-censorship of public advertisements: Delhi HC

The Delhi HC said "there can`t be any pre-censorship" of public advertisements and sought the city government`s response on whether the term "political" can be removed from its guidelines for displaying ads on public vehicles.

DTC introduces award for drivers with accident-free record

In a bid to have an accident-free operation in the national capital, Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) has introduced a "Road Safety Award" for its drivers who will have a good track record.