The Centre has increased the official maximum load carrying capacity of heavy vehicles, including trucks, by 20-25% besides scrapping the mandatory annual renewal of fitness certificates for freight carriers.
Waking up to some of the state transport authorities and traffic police not accepting the digital version of driving licence and registration certificates, the Centre is set to amend the Motor Vehicles Rules making it compulsory for authorities to accept digital version of of all vehicle documents including pollution under control certificates and insurance documents.
The sixth meeting of the Project Steering Committee (PSC) for the implementation of the Nepal-India Cross Border Rail Link Projects was held here today
The 44-km long Tori-Shivpur Railway Line facilitates coal transportation from Central Coalfields Limited’s open cast mines Amrapali and Magadh in Jharkhand’s Latehar and Chatra districts respectively. State miner Coal India’s output and shipments jumped to seasonal records in June, buoyed by summer demand from power stations, the company’s biggest customers.
India is trying to make Chabahar Port in Iran operational by 2019, the government said in a statement on Friday, despite a threat of renewed U.S. sanctions against Tehran.
Indefinite nationwide truck strike begins; 90 lakh trucks to be off roads in protest against soaring fuel prices
Truck owners and operators launched an indefinite nationwide strike on Monday against increasing diesel prices and a sharp hike of third-party insurance premium.
After a trial run of more than two months, the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation is all set to procure more CNG buses. A tender for 10 fully-built CNG buses of BSIV emission norms has been floated by the KSRTC.
Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping, Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation Mr Nitin Gadkari is holding a two day review of the ongoing National Highways projects at Goa and tomorrow.
To give a major fillip to freight movement and reduce travelling time between major cities in Tamil Nadu, the Centre is planning four major road projects in delta and southern districts.
The Telangana government plans to replace about 4,000 state-run public transport vehicles in Hyderabad, run on diesel, with electric vehicles in a phased manner, state Municipal Administration Minister K T Rama Rao said on Friday.