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                                                             TRANSPORT DEPARTMENT

 

Mission: The main mission of the transport department  is to ensure the strict compliance of the motor vehicles act 1988 by the latest modern technology for promoting the transportation facilities in 21st century to meet with the expectations of the citizens and thus to remain dedicated day and night, to the services of the citizens and to make the public services more and more progressive and environmental friendly and keeping in view the protection of the environment.

 

Objectives:     In order to achieve the objectives, the transport department is determined to make available transparent and sensitive administrative services with public cooperation in connection with the works/jobs like registration of vehicles , tax collection , pollution control and issuance of Drivers/Conductor’s licenses, safe movement of the vehicles and measures of checking accidents, etc. and for this the department and its each officer/officials shall perform the following tasks/duties:

 

Every application must be expeditiously dealt with and executed within the stipulated time-limit and during the process every citizen/applicant shall be dealt in a friendly manner.

In all circumstances sincerity and dedication to work shall be maintained.

Every applicant/citizen shall be treated equal/alike and there must be transparency in working pattern.

To render better/improved services all suggestions from the citizens be welcomed and forwarded to the higher authorities for making necessary decisions.

The applicant must be informed with the reasons for rejection/non-acceptance of his/her application.

Shall display information regarding the prescribed fees and details of officers/officials holding different duties/jobs at an appropriate/proper place in the office premises.

Shall remain vigilant all the time about pollution control.

Shall acknowledge the receipt of all letters/documents.

Shall communicate to the applicant any discrepancy/deficiency by mentioning date and time.

The complaints regarding the subordinate staff should be investigated within 15 days and the complainant be informed accordingly.

A complaint book be maintained in the office and four copies of every complaint will be prepared. One copy be pasted in the complaint book, second copy to be sent to the controlling authority of the officer against whom complaint is made; third copy will be sent to the state transport headquarters for the needful and the fourth copy will be made available to the complainant. The head of every office will inspect this complaint book every week and ensure necessary action and shall also make arrangements to make the copy available on demand without hesitation and ifs and buts.

 

Transport department seeking the public cooperation and to make it public oriented expects the necessary help/feedback from the general public to ensure better tax collection, improved road safety measures, to set strict standards for driving test, to restrain fatigued driver to encourage driving and to develop a sensitive public complaint redressal system. The department is determined to make its services more public oriented and people friendly.

 

                                              Important tasks performed by the Transport Department

 

 

1.

Registration of Motor Vehicles

 

In order to have proper control over the motor vehicles, every motor vehicle is registered by the District Transport Officer (DTO)  of each district under transport department, for the purpose of identification of each vehicle and its owner and for collection of tax, as applicable.

2.

Fitness Certificate of the Vehicle

 

At the time of registration of vehicle, it's fitness is examined by the Motor Vehicle Inspector (MVI) or at any testing station authorized by govt. Besides this, fitness of passenger/carrier vehicles is tested in the prescribed period by MVI under the provision of the Motor Vehicles Act in order to ensure their capacity of safe movement. Specially in case of accident, each vehicle is tested personally by the MVI.

3.

Collection of Motor Vehicle Tax

 

At the district level, Motor Vehicle Registration Fee and Road Tax is collected by the DTO. One-Time Tax is paid for the private and personalized vehicles where as Commercial Taxes are paid quarterly, half yearly and yearly for the commercial vehicles. Road tax is the main resource of revenue for the development expenses of the state.

4.

Grant and Renewal of Permit for Passenger/Carrier Vehicles

 

For the purpose of general traffic regulation utility and to have proper control of movement of the passengers/carrier vehicles, their permits are granted and renewed by the Regional Transport Authority at the divisional level and by the State Transport Authority at the state level.

5.

Grant and Renewal of Motor Vehicle Driving Licences

 

Transport has positive and effective role to play in the State Economy. For its proper development, fit and expert drivers are needed. For this purpose, in each district Transport Office of the transport department, in accordance with the provisions of the Motor Vehicle Acts/Rules, driving licences are granted to the fit and expert drivers and their licences are renewed in due time after proper testing.

6.

Conductor's Licence

 

Keeping in view of the importance of the passengers transportation and for proper plying of passengers vehicles, conductor licences are granted to the fit, capable and expert candidates by the transport department.

7.

Publicity and Advertising for Road Safety

 

With the help of Govt. of India, the Transport Department takes measures to educate the general people and to inculcate awareness among them regarding the road safety.

8.

To Provide Cheap Traffic Facilities

 

For providing cheap passenger traffic facilities to remote rural areas as well as in the big towns/cities, Bihar State Transport Corporation has been established at the State level. Facility of passenger vehicles' movement and bus fares are being controlled by Transport Corporation.

9.

Motor Vehicles Pollution Control

 

For maintaining the purity and balance of the environment, Pollution Control Certificates are issued after proper testing of the vehicles with the cooperation of Bihar State Pollution Control Board. Pollution is mostly caused by the movement of auto rickshaws and commercial vehicles and therefore the enforcement wing of the Transport Department is directed to identify such vehicles and to take necessary action accordingly. Transport department is taking necessary stapes for preparing rules and regulations regarding pollution control.

10.

Taking over the vehicles during Elections, Natural Calamities and other Emergencies

 

Under Public Representative Act, at the times of elections, flood, drought or other natural calamity, in order to provide proper assistance to the General Public regarding security of their lives and properties, the local administration can take-over the vehicles for transportation purposes (for which proper compensation is provided). In this work Transport Department renders proper assistance and cooperation to the local authorities.

 

Requests:

 

In view of the public service and to ensure the availability of necessary financial resources, the Transport Department requests the vehicle owners not only to ensure timely up-to-date payment of taxes of their vehicles but they should also inspire other vehicle owners and general public for the same and thus co-operate to promote a social and harmonic environment.

 

Expectations:

 

For the purpose of making new records of Pubic service, transport department also solicits public cooperation on the following points:

 

Application Form should be submitted by the applicants by filling all the appropriate columns.

Application Form should be submitted by the applicant with all the required documents and requisite fees.

Application Form should be submitted personally to the Authorized and Responsible Officer only.

Help from middlemen and brokers should not be taken at all.

No gift or any type of fee should be offered to any officer or employee.

When needed, please contact the higher authorities.

Avoid unnecessary interference in the government official's working.

Always strictly follow the transport and traffic rules – Road safety is the life safety.

Time Frame and Schedule for Licence and Registration

SL Details of
Service
Eligibility of the
Applicant
Form to be
used
Records, Papers to be attached with application Requisite
Fees (Rs.)
Application is to be submitted at Time for
Disposal
Granting
Authority
Appellant
Authority

1.

Permanent Registration
2-Wheeler Vehicle Owner of the vehicle himself Form 20
  1. Address Proof
  2. Age Proof
  3. Sale Letter in Form 21
  4. Pollution Control Certificate in Form 22
  5. Chassis No. in Pencil Print
30/- DTO Office 3 Days DTO District Magistrate
3-Wheeler/4-Wheeler/ Small Vehicles -do- -do- -do- 100/- -do- -do- -do- -do-
4-Wheeler/ Medium Vehicles -do- -do-
  1. Tractor
  2. Trailer
  3. Others
150/-
150/-
200/-
-do- -do- -do- -do-
4-Wheeler/ Heavy Vehicles -do- -do- - 300/- -do- -do- -do- -do-
2-Wheeler and 4-Wheeler/Small vehicles (personal use vehicles) Renewal after 15 years -do- Form 25 Registration certificate in Form 23 for 2-Wheeler 30/- -do- -do- -do- -do-
Pollution Control Certificate for 4-Wheeler in Form 22 100/-
2. Temporary registration

For all type of vehicles

-do- Form C

Form 21

Sale Letter - Type A 20/- -do- 1 Day -do- -do-

3.

Motor Vehicle Tax                
2-Wheeler Vehicle
Less than 50 kg weight
Owner of the vehicle himself Form K - 900/-

(one time)

DTO Office 1 Day DTO District
Magistrate
2-Wheeler Vehicle
50~100 kg weight
-do- Form K - 1200/-

( one time)

-do- -do- -do- -do-
2-Wheeler Vehicle
101 kg and above
-do- Form K - 1500/-

(one time)

-do- -do- -do- -do-
4-Wheeler (6 Seats

including the Driver)

-do- Form K - Rs 3750/= (one time) -do- -do- -do- -do-
4. Private Service
Vehicle
-do- Form PCO, SPA -do- -do- STO/RTO -do- STO/
RTO
-do-
5 Carrier Vehicle -do- Form PPUC A -do- -do- -do- -do- -do- -do-
6. Special Permit Passenger Vehicle -do- Form PCOSP A -do- -do- RTO -do- RTO -do-
7. Tourism Permit -do- Form PTRV -do- -do- STO/RTO -do- STO/
RTO
-do-
8. National Road Permit for Carrier Vehicles -do- Form 48
  1. Registration
  2. Insurance Papers
  3. Vehicle Fitness Certificate
  4. Colour Certificate issued by MVI or Testing Station
  5. Application with Form 46
-do- STO/RTO -do- STO/
RTO
-do-
9. Learner's Driving Licence
  1. Moped - Age must be 16 years or more.
  2. 2-Wheeler/LMV - Age must be 18 years or more.
  3. Commercial Vehicle - Age must be 20 years or more.
  4. Applicant must be physically fit.
  5. Applicant should present himself at the time of submission of the application.
Form 2
  1. Proof of Residence
  2. Proof of Age
  3. 3 nos. of passport size photographs
  4. Fitness certificate issued by a Doctor
  1. 55/- for Motor-cycle or scooter or LMV
  2. 95/- for HMV
  3. 95/- for Motor-cycle/ Scooter + LMV
  4. 55/- for all other types of vehicles + 95/- per extra vehicle type
DTO Office 2 Days DTO District
Magistrate
10. Permanent Driving Licence (Personal)
  1. Learner's DL.
  2. Applicant must be available for Test.
  3. Applicant should be physically fit.
Licence
  1. Learner's DL.
  2. 2 nos. of passport size photographs
  3. Form 3
  1. 120/- for Motor-cycle or scooter or LMV or HMV
  2. 95/- for HMV
  3. 220/- for Motor-cycle/ Scooter and LMV
  4. 220/- for all other types of vehicles + 120/- per extra vehicle type
DTO Office 2 Days DTO -
11. Permanent Professional Driving Licence
  1. Learner's DL.
  2. Applicant must be available for Test.
  3. Applicant should be physically fit.
Form 4
  1. Learner's DL with Form 3
  2. 2 nos. of passport size photographs
  3. Certificate issued by Learning School with Form 5
-do- -do- -do- -do- -
12. Renewal of Licence Applicant/Driver should be physically fit. Form 9
  1. Original DL
  2. 2 nos. of passport size photographs
15/- DTO Office 2 Days DTO District
Magistrate
13. Duplicate Driving License Licence should be valid. Form SLD
  1. Photo-copy of FIR or the Station Diary with the Police Station
  2. 2 nos. of passport size photographs
60- -do- 2 Days DTO -do-
14.. Conductor Licence
  1. Matriculation certificate
  2. Age not less than 18 years
  3. Physically fit
  4. Knows how to use First-Aid Box
  5. Good character
Form L
Com A
  1. Educational Certificate
  2. Age Proof
  3. Residence Proof
  4. Health Certificate
  5. Registered certificate given by a doctor wrt use of First-Aid Box
  6. 3 nos. of passport size photographs
  7. Residence proof with good character issued by nearest PS
70/- -do- 3 Days DTO -do-
15.. Renewal of Conductor's Licence Must be applied for within 30 days from the date of expiry of original Conductor's Licence Form L
Com R
  1. 3 nos. of passport size photographs
  2. Health Certificate by M.C.Con.
  3. Doctor's Certificate wrt use of First-Aid Box
15/- -do- 2 Days -do- -do-
16. Transfer of Ownership of Registered Vehicle To be applied for by the purchaser of the vehicle Form 30
  1. Sale-Letter (Form 20) -- 2 copies.
  2. Residence Proof
Half the amount of current Registration Charges -do- 3 Days if the vehicle was registered with same DTO -do- -do-
17. Duplicate Registration Book Owner of the Vehicle himself Form 26
  1. If the Registration Book has been Lost or Stolen, then attach attested copy of FIR or Station Diary
  2. If the Registration Book has become unreadable then attach it in the same condition
Half the amount of current Registration Charges -do- 2 Days -do- -do-

Penalties under MVA

 

The Motor Vehicle Act (MVA) 1988, Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989 and State Motor Vehicle Rules are the legal instruments for the conduct of road traffic in India. Some of the common offences and the consequent penalties are listed below:

 

Offences

 MVA

Penalty

 

1.

Not carrying valid licence while driving

177

Fine

2.

Not carrying documents as required

177

Fine

3.

Dangerous Lane cutting

177

Fine

4.

Moving against One-Way

177

Fine

5.

Overtaking dangerously

177

Fine

6.

Jumping Signal (driving at red light)

177

Fine

7.

Driving on Footpath

177

Fine

8.

Stopping at Pedestrian Crossing or Crossing Stop Line

177

Fine

9.

Parking Violations

177

Fine

10.

Horn offences

177

Fine

11.

Number Plate Offences

177

Fine

12.

Improper use of Headlights

177

Fine

13.

Charging Excess Fare

177

Fine

14.

Misbehavior with Passenger

177

Fine

15.

Refusal to ply for Hire

177

Fine

16.

Breach of rules regarding carriage of hazardous goods

177

Fine

17.

Allowing the vehicle to be driven by a person who does not
possess a valid licence

180

Imprisonment or Fine or both

18.

Driving without valid licence

181

Imprisonment or Fine or both

19.

Dangerous or Reckless Driving

184

Imprisonment or Fine or both

20.

Driving under influence of Drugs or Alcohols

185

Imprisonment or Fine or both

21.

Using vehicle in Unsafe conditions

190

Imprisonment or Fine or both

22.

Driving without valid Permit

192

Imprisonment or Fine or both

23.

Driving without valid Fitness Certificate

192

Imprisonment or Fine or both

24.

Using Private vehicle for Commercial purposes

192

Imprisonment or Fine or both

25.

Breach of Permit conditions

192

Imprisonment or Fine or both

26.

Speeding

193

Imprisonment or Fine or both

27.

Overloading a vehicle

194

Imprisonment or Fine or both

28.

Driving without Insurance

196

Imprisonment or Fine or both

 

 

 

 

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