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No need to go to RTO office for Driving License, read new guidelines here

Under this new rule, the entire process of obtaining Learner's license i.e. from application to printing will now be done online. Also, electronic certificates and documents can be used for medical certificates, learner’s license, surrender of driver’s license and renewal of Driving License.

Apr 06, 2021, 14:21 PM IST

Odisha truck driver fined Rs 1,000 for not wearing a helmet!

Truck driver, Pramod Kumar Swain is from Ganjam visited the Regional Transport Office (RTO) in order to renew his driving permit. When he asked about the driving permit renewal, Swain got to know that he has been issued a challan for "driving without a helmet". 

Mar 18, 2021, 12:46 PM IST

Get your driving license and 18 other services in comfort of your home

The Ministry of road transport and highways has issued a notification on Friday (March 5) which states that RC, license and 18 other services can be accessed online. The notification also mentioned that many other RTO services will be digitised.

Mar 05, 2021, 11:01 AM IST

Want to renew driving license, no need to visit RTO office any more

The government of India has notified Aadhaar-based authentication of 18 services including learner’s licence, licence renewal, duplicate licence and hence applicants can avoid visiting RTO offices. 

Mar 04, 2021, 19:02 PM IST

Porsche car owner in Ahmedabad pays fine of Rs 27.68 lakh, highest ever

A high valued luxury car in Ahmedabad was fined Rs 27. 68 lakhs on Wednesday. The Commissioner of Transport, Gujarat said that the car was detained during a routine check for not having a number plate and no valid documents.

Jan 08, 2020, 23:46 PM IST

Proof of parking space necessary for registration of cars in Noida

RTO is bringing out a new rule of checking for proof of parking space before registration of a car. Watch for more updates.

Nov 02, 2017, 13:39 PM IST

Cheating case against RTO officer in Ratlam district, agent

The Ratlam district administration has registered a cheating case against the Regional Transport Officer (RTO) after recovering official files from a private office.

Feb 15, 2017, 18:06 PM IST

Soon, you may drive with just a soft copy of driving licence, registration, insurance papers

The road transport ministry is contemplating to allow soft copies of driving license, registration and insurance papers as valid for  documents verification purposes.

Jul 08, 2016, 11:45 AM IST

RTO officer arrested in MP, cash found in car

The acting regional transport officer (RTO) of Balaghat and Mandla districts Ram Das Dakshya was on Saturday arrested and more than Rs 15.55 lakh in cash and seven mobile phones were seized from his private car.

Apr 18, 2015, 15:22 PM IST

Ensure uninsured vehicles don't ply on roads: Bombay HC tells RTO

Taking note of the rise in road accident fatalities caused by heavy vehicles, the Bombay High Court on asked the RTO commissioner to ensure that uninsured vehicles are not allowed to ply.

Apr 01, 2015, 18:10 PM IST

2002 hit-and-run: RTO used discretion to give VIP licence No 786 to Salman

The RTO reserves certain licence numbers for allotting them to applicants as per its discretion and that is how actor Salman Khan was given a special VIP licence number 786, a witness today informed a sessions court hearing the 2002 hit-and-run case.

Feb 18, 2015, 16:25 PM IST

Hit-and-run case: Salman Khan had no driving license, says witness

The hit-and-run case involving Bollywood actor Salman Khan is getting complicated with time. According to the latest reports, an RTO official, a witness in the case has said that he actor did not have his driving license on the ill-fated night.

Feb 16, 2015, 15:32 PM IST

Rajasthan: RTO to carry out inspection drive for vehicles over 15 yrs old

 The district transport authorities will launch an inspection drive next month against vehicles over 15 years old, with an aim to contain air pollution and generate extra revenue through renewal of registration.

Jan 28, 2015, 15:29 PM IST

Auto drivers lay near siege of RTO alleging harrasment from police

 Alleging harassment from police and transport authorities including seizure of vehicles about 500 drivers today laid near siege of Regional Transport Office here.

Dec 12, 2014, 13:53 PM IST

Electronic traffic violation detection system needed: SC judge

Time has come for introduction of an electronic traffic violation detection and automatic challan system in the country as a deterrent to road accidents, Supreme Court judge Justice T S Thakur said while expressing concern over rising cases of accidents.

Dec 09, 2014, 00:42 AM IST

Electronic traffic violation detection system needed: SC judge

Time has come for introduction of an electronic traffic violation detection and automatic challan system in the country as a deterrent to road accidents, Supreme Court judge Justice T S Thakur said while expressing concern over rising cases of accidents.

Dec 09, 2014, 00:42 AM IST

Chhattisgarh police busts inter-state gang of truck thieves

Police has claimed to have busted an inter-state gang of truck thieves after the arrest of seven men, including an RTO agent, and seizure of 14 stolen trucks from them in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur district.

Oct 03, 2014, 23:56 PM IST

Delhi govt to auction fancy registration numbers

Motorists wanting to flaunt fancy registration numbers will now have to shell out a hefty amount with Delhi government on Thursday coming out with a policy to auction such numbers online.

Sep 04, 2014, 23:22 PM IST

Regional Transport Offices will be abolished soon: Nitin Gadkari

Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari announced that the central government would soon scrap regional transport offices.

Aug 19, 2014, 12:20 PM IST

RTO cancels licenses of 31 mini-buses` in Rajasthan, seizes 10 others

The Regional Transport Office has cancelled licenses of 31 mini-buses and 10 other buses were seized for being unfit for plying on the city roads in a bid to prevent road accidents, an official said on Sunday.

Jun 08, 2014, 15:08 PM IST