As per the final notification, Car and Bike owners will no longer need to carry physical copies of their Driving Licenses and Registration Documents after the government has now officially amended the rules.
It’s finally official, you no longer are required by law to carry a physical copy of your driving license to drive a car in India. The new law also allows vehicles owners to skip carrying the Registration certificate, with the Government officially amending the rule to allow citizens to carry an electronic copy of these two critical document. The Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has said the new provision has been amended under section 139 of the Central Motor Vehicles Act of 1989, so as to allow for digital copies of the driving license and registration certificate. The catch is, a simple scan copy won’t work, road-users interested in making the switch to the digital format using applications like the Central governments’ Digi-Locker (available for both, Android and iOS)
The Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways said the new provision has been amended under Section 139 of Central Motor Vehicles Act, 1989, allowing vehicle owners across the country to use electronic versions of their driving licence and registration certificate on Digilocker, the digital locker application by the central government to store the official application……Read More>>