Draft Central Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Rules, 2022

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MorTH) on February 02, 2022 has issued the Draft Central Motor Vehicles (......Amendment) Rules, 2022 to further amend the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989. The following amendment has been made: Rule 62, which specifies Validity of certificate of fitness, in sub-rule (1), clause (b) has been substituted, namely: “(b) renewal of certificate of fitness in respect of transport vehicles Two years for vehicles up to eight years old and one year for vehicles older than eight years. Fitness shall be done mandatorily, only through an Automated Testing Station registered in accordance with the rule 175 for recognition, regulation and control of automated testing station as under – i. For Heavy Goods Vehicles/Heavy Passenger Motor Vehicles with effect from 01st April 2023 onwards, and ii. for Medium Goods Vehicles/Medium Passenger Motor Vehicles and Light Motor vehicles (Transport) with effect from 01st June 2024 onwards.”

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