Ranchi: The Jharkhand government requested state residents to complete their vehicle documents within three months. Jharkhand gives three- month relief from big fines against traffic rules violation under the new Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Act.
Jharkhand Government put a hold on the provision of the Act and asked people for a period of three months.
CP Singh said “Taking cognisance of people’s safety some amendments were made in the Moto Vehicle Act by the centre. However, taking note of the issues people are facing, we have decided to give three-month relief to people so that they can get their documents in order.”
He also asked people to put up with all traffic rules and regulations.
Singh added, ‘Meanwhile, the public should also make sure that they abide by all traffic rules and regulations.”
The penalties for traffic violations and erring drivers have been enhanced in the new Motor Vehicle Act. Last month, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has introduced the provisions of this Act and from September 1, it has been applied in many of the states in India.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said that the Central government did not take the states in confidence before implementing the Amendment (Motor Vehicle) Act, 2019 on 12th of September.