New Delhi There is news of relief for those not able to get paper renewal of vehicles due to the lockdown imposed across the country to prevent the spread of Coronavirus infection. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued a guideline in this regard to all the states and union territories. The guideline states that all documents, driving licenses, registrations and other documents of the vehicle valid under the Motor Vehicles Act 1988 (motor vehicle act 1988) and the central motor vehicle act 1989, whose validity is from 1st February to 30th June The validity of all of them is to be considered by 30 June 2020.
It is clear from this order that now the drivers and their owners do not have to bother at the moment to renew the documents related to the motor vehicle act … They have got time till June 30 to renew the documents. The ministry has said that government offices are not opening due to Corona. There have been cases where people are facing difficulty regarding the validity of documents. Especially transporters engaged in the supply of essential commodities are having problems.
In view of the problems faced by the vehicle owners and transporters, all the states and union territories are instructed not to disturb anyone due to the validity of the paper. Meanwhile, the insurance regulator IRDA has issued a notification stating that the premium rates for Motor Third Party Liability Insurance cover will remain the same even after the next financial year ie 1st April. IRDA has asked insurers not to change the premium rates till further orders. This guideline issued by the central government is considered a big relief for motor owners and motorists.