Increase in penalty for traffic offences and limit on third-party cover are major changes

The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, which was approved by the Cabinet and introduced in the Lok Sabha in the first week of August, is set to make several noteworthy changes to the existing Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, once it gets the nod.The Bill introduced by the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has made amendments to over 60 sections of the Act and introduced an entire new chapter (Chap...