Driving License and e-Currency Rules are changing from 1st October

By | September 29, 2020

Driving license and e-currency rules are changing, especially if you don’t know

The tension of having hard copies of documents like RC (Registration Certificate) and driving license while driving is about to end. You will also be able to drive your vehicle by keeping only a valid soft copy of these documents attached to the vehicle. It will be valid as evidence during the investigation i.e. hard copy will not be required to be shown. With this you can now use mobile to see the route while driving. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued a notification of various revisions made in the Motor Vehicle Rules 1989, which will come into effect from October 1.

The gvernment said that from October 1, 2020, all documents related to vehicles, including driving licenses and e-currency, will be maintained through an IT portal. Hard copies will not be demanded during the investigation in lieu of legalized vehicle documents. In addition, the details of invalid and revoked driving licenses will be recorded and updated on the portal by the Licensing Authority.

A fine of Rs.1000 to Rs.5000

The new rules provide that only mobile or similar devices can be used for route navigation while driving, but to ensure that the driver is not distracted. Talking on the phone while driving will not be allowed. This means that from October 1, a fine of Rs 1,000 to Rs 5,000 can be levied for talking on a mobile while driving.

Update information for your license

Experts say traffic officers will have all the information regarding your driving license available. At the same time, the government said that the details of driving licenses disqualified or revoked by the licensing authority will be recorded in the portal and will also be updated from time to time.




The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways said in a statement that it had issued a notification regarding various revisions made in the Motor Rule 1989. In order to better monitor and enforce the motor vehicle rules, from October 1, 2020, the portal will be able to preserve and monitor vehicle related documents and manners.

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