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No petrol for you if not wearing a helmet on two wheeler

No petrol for you if not wearing a helmet on two wheeler

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Concerned over increasing number of road accidents involving two-wheelers riders in the state, West Bengal government has started the movement of 'no helmet no petrol' in the state's retail petrol outlets.

Separate Transport Department on anvil: Nitin Gadkari

Gadkari said the step is intended to streamline issues related to motor vehicles as its gamut is huge and involves issues ranging from fuel technology to motor body specifications, fuel emissions, among other aspects.

Rajendra Kumar fails to appear before ACB

Rajendra Kumar, secretary to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, on Friday failed to appear before Delhi government's Anti Corruption Branch (ACB) after it summoned him and other top officials in Transport department connection with an alleged Rs 100-crore CNG fitness scam.

Delhi Govt seeks Law Dept's suggestions to block Uber services

The Delhi government has sought suggestions from its Law Department on the possible ways and methods for blocking US-based cab service Uber's app and website in the national capital.

Govt starts registration process for e-rickshaws

After months of uncertainty, the plying of e-rickshaws are set to become official with the Delhi government starting the process of licencing and registration through facilitation camps.

Revoke licence of repeat offenders of drunken driving, over speeding: Cops

The Delhi Police has written to the Transport Department to revoke licence of those drivers who have been prosecuted for over speeding or drunken driving more than once in the year so far.

FIR against four for giving VIP numbers to stolen vehicles

An FIR has been registered against four persons, including a clerk of the Transport Department, for allegedly allocating VIP numbers to stolen vehicles, an official said Friday.

Kejriwal meets LG over over e-rickshaw issues

Advocating the need for formulating a policy for e-rickshaws in Delhi, former Delhi Chief Minister and AAP head Arvind Kejriwal today appealed to Lt Governor Najeeb Jung not to allow Transport Department and police take punitive action against the operators in the city.

TN Transport Dept sets Guinness world record

The government`s transport department has set a new Guinness world record by organising a mega blood donation camp involving 53,129 persons at multiple venues ahead of Chief Minister Jayalalithaa`s birthday.

After SC order, govt to revise list of red beacon users

A day after the Supreme Court made its observation on the blatant misuse of red beacons, the government has decided to revise the list of people entitled to travel in vehicles installed with red lights.

Two-day West Bengal bus strike withdrawn

The two-day bus strike across West Bengal was withdrawn by the sponsors following "assurance" of a possible fare hike from the state transport minister.

More officials can use red lights on vehicles in Assam

The Assam Government has allowed Principal Accountant General, Accountant General and Deputy Inspector General of Police to use red light in their official vehicles.

Assam directs action against vehicles with tinted glasses

The Assam government Friday directed the transport department to act against drivers and owners of vehicles using tinted glasses and solar films by the end of this month.

Walia flays Transport Dept for defying SC norms

Delhi Education Minister Kiran Walia Thursday took potshot at the Transport Department for failing to enforce guidelines on plying of school buses in the city.

Maha mulls auctioning VIP numbers for vehicles

Government usually charges between Rs 25,000 to Rs 50,000 for VIP numbers.

Traffic police, transport department sharing data in Delhi

The Delhi transport department
and the city traffic police have begun the process of sharing
their database, including that on driving licenses and erring
drivers, a city court has been informed.