MV Act to be Replaced
The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways is working on a proposal to replace the “Motor Vehicles Act, 1988”. In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today, the Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Shri Krishanpal Gurjar said the new Act which will inter alia facilitate technological intervention and information technology based systems to ensure efficient and safe transport systems in the country. State Governments/Union Territory Administrations have been requested to send their view on the new legislation. The Minister said that the best practices in leading countries of the world are being taken into account while drafting the new Act.