Assam Among Five States To Implement New MV Act With Full Force
GUWAHATI: Only five states — Assam, Gujarat, Uttarakhand, Kerala and Karnataka have implemented the amended Motor Vehicles Act nearly five weeks after the Centre notified the new law.
The transport departments of some of the states, which have not implemented the new act, have forwarded the proposal with revised fines to the respective governments.
The new Act was implemented in Assam on September 24.
As per the revised Act, driving without a licence will be fined at Rs 5,000, violating air and noise pollution Rs 10,000, driver or passenger without seat belt Rs 1,000, and carrying children below 14 years without safety belt/child restraint system Rs 1,000.