CONTENTS

ORISSA MOTOR VEHICLE RULES 1993

 

Rule

Particulars

CHAPTER-I

Preliminary

1.             

Short title and Commencement

2.             

Definitions

CHAPTER-II

LICENSING OF DRIVERS OF MOTOR VEHICLES

3.             

Licensing Authority

4.             

Appellate Authority

5.             

Conduct and hearing of appeal

6.             

Procedure for issue of duplicate licence

7.             

Duties of persons holding a licence to drive a Transport vehicle

8.             

Maintenance of State Register of Driving Licence

CHAPTER-III

REGISTRATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES

9.             

The Registering Authority

10.        

Appellate Authority

11.        

Conduct and hearing of appeal

12.        

Obtaining copies of document and payment of fees

13.        

Assignment and Exhibition of Registration marks.

14.        

Reservation and assignment of Registration number with marks

15.        

Issue of Certificate of Registration

16.        

Registration records to be kept by the Registering Authority

17.        

Renewal of Certificate of Registration and issue of duplicate

18.        

Authority to suspend Certificate of Registration, examination of vehicle and appeal there to

19.        

Transport Vehicles

20.        

Transfer to Ownership

21.        

Intimation in respect of vehicle not registered within the State

22.        

Certificate of fitness (Issue and Renewal)

23.        

Loss, Destruction or Mutitation of Certificate of fitness

24.        

Intimation in respect of vehicle transferred under hiring agreement

25.      

Gross Vehicle Weight Entry in the Certificate of Registration-Old Vehicle

26.        

Temporary Registration of motor Vehicles

27.        

Exemption of Certain Vehicles

28.        

Application for supply of copies of particulars of registration

29.        

Refund fees

30.        

The grant of certified copies of records relating to the registration and licences

31.        

Application and fee for supplying information relating to the particulars of a motor vehicle

32.        

Exemption of fees in respect of certain Transport Vehicles

33.        

Exemption of fees

34.        

Charges for delayed registration or renewal

35.        

Information regarding stolen and recovered Motor vehicles to be furnished by the police to the State Transport Authority

36.        

Furnishing of return by the manufacturer or dealer

37.        

Maintenance of State Register of Motor Vehicles

CHAPTER-IV

CONTROL OF TRANSPORT VEHICLES

38.        

State Transport Authority

39.        

Regions and Regional Transport Authorities

40.        

Conduct of Business of Transport Authority

41.        

Delegation of powers by the State Transport Authority

42.        

Delegation of powers by the Regional Transport Authority

43.        

Disposal of application for permits

44.        

Provision as to Motor Vehicles adapted to carry more than nine persons excluding the Driver

45.        

Forms of application for permit

46.        

Forms of permits

47.        

Area of validity of the permit and Extension there of

48.        

Fees

49.        

Refund of permit fees

50.        

Issue of duplicate permits in case of loss or destruction of original

51.        

Procedure on Cancellation, Revocation or Expiry of permits

52.        

Renewal of permits

53.        

Renewal of Counter signature of permits

54.        

Grant of goods carriage permit by the Regional Transport Authority for two or more regions without with out the Countersignature

55.        

National permit issued by other Transport Authority

56.        

Limitation of capacity of stage carriage and contract carriage

57.        

Condition as to carriage of goods in a stage or contract carriage

58.        

Condition as to carriage of personal luggage and mail in a stage or contract carriage

59.        

Fixation of freight and fares of a stage carriage

60.        

Condition as to list of passenger

61.        

Procedure for disposal of articles left by passenger

62.        

Restrictions upon the traveling of persons suffering from infectious or contagious disease

63.        

Stands and halting places

64.        

Permit holder-change of address of

65.        

Inspection of Transport vehicles and their contents

66.        

Records to be maintained

67.        

Carriage of animals in goods carriage

68.        

Exception of fees

69.        

Carriage of persons other than the Driver in goods carriage

70.        

Power of State Government to allow carriage of persons in goods carriage in special case

71.        

Budges and uniform to be worn by the driver of a Transport

72.        

Stage carriage to carry conductor

73.        

Variation of permit or condition thereof

74.        

Production of permit

75.        

Schedule of timings and trips

76.        

Intimation or damage or failure of public service vehicles

77.        

Goods carriage records

78.        

Duties of driver of a public service vehicles

79.        

Conduct of passengers in stage Carriage

80.        

Carriage of children and infants in a public service vehicle

81.        

Alteration to motor vehicle

82.        

Provision as to trailers

83.        

Exemption of permits in respect of transport vehicle used for public purposes

84.        

Application for permits and receipt thereof

85.        

Grant of receipt

86.        

Hearing of Application

87.        

Entry of Registration mark on permit

88.        

Entry of Registration mark on temporary permit

89.        

Replacement of a particular vehicle authorized by a permit

90.        

Validation of replacement orders in respect of Counter signature

91.        

Procedure of transfer of permit

92.        

Control of the goods carriage by Transport Authority

93.        

Prohibition of use of goods carriage in certain regions

94.        

Complaint Book

95.        

Fixing hours of work of drivers in advance

96.        

Interval of rest of drivers

CHAPTER-V

CONSTRUCTION, EQUIPMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF MOTOR VEHICLES

97.        

General

98.        

Mirror

99.        

Use of red light

100.    

Restrictions regarding Television set, video display unit, radio or tape recorder type of devices in motor vehicles

101.    

Dangerous projections

102.    

Springing

103.    

Mudguard

104.    

Attachment to Motor Cycle

105.    

Maintenance of Public Service Vehicles

106.    

Body construction

107.    

Stability

108.    

Seating accommodation

109.    

Gangways

110.    

Head-room

111.    

Conditions for carrying standees

112.    

Driver’s Seat

113.    

Doors

114.    

Internal Lighting

115.    

Electric Wires

116.    

Electric Lamps

117.    

Fuel Tanks    

118.    

Carburetor

119.    

Fire Extinguishers

120.    

Locking of Nuts

121.    

Floor

122.    

Spare Wheel and tools

123.    

First-Aid Box

124.    

Prohibition of painting or marking in certain manner

125.    

Sanitation and cleaning

126.    

Springs

127.    

Wheel track

128.    

Protection of passengers from Weather

129.    

Grab Rail

129A

Checking of pollution product and authorization of pollution testing

SPECIAL RULES

Applicable to Goods Carriage

130.    

Body and loading platform

131.    

Drivers Seat

SPECIAL RULES

Applicable to Motor Cabs

132.    

Taxi meters

133.    

Locking of taxi meters

134.    

Approval and fitment of taxi meters

135.    

For Hire Indicator

136.    

Sealing of meter-fitting after test

137.    

Setting of taxi meter in motion

138.    

Means of Communication between passengers and Drivers

139.    

Lighting of taxi meters

140.    

Audible Warning

141.    

For hire to be painted

142.    

Fee for test of taxi meter

143.    

Power of Officers of the motor vehicle, Department to inspect

144.    

Revocation of approval

145.    

Appeal against Revocation of Approval

146.    

Conduct and hearing of Approval

147.    

Provision as to Trailers

148.    

Prohibition & Restriction on use of trailers with Motor Cycles and invalid carriage

149.    

Prohibition of attachment of trailer to certain Vehicle

150.    

Restriction on number of trailer to be drawn

151.    

Attendants on trailer

152.    

Restriction on length of train of vehicle and trailers

153.    

Distinguishing mark for trailers

154.    

Checking of designs of locally manufactured Trailers

155.    

Turning Circle

CHAPTER-VI

CONTROL OF TRAFFIC

156.    

Vehicle abandoned on roads

157.    

Installation and use of weighing devices

158.    

Restriction on driving with gear disengaged

159.    

Precaution for crossing the railway line

160.    

Prohibition of mounting or taking hold of vehicle in motion

161.    

Towing

162.    

Foot-paths, cycle tracks and traffic segregation

163.    

Restrictions on carriage of dangerous substances

164.    

Restriction on use of sound signal

165.    

Prohibition of the use of cut-outs

166.    

Restrictions on traveling backwards

167.    

Use of lamps when a vehicle is at rest

168.    

Restriction of use dazzling light

169.    

Visibility of lamps and registration mark

170.    

Stop sign on road surface

171.    

Observance of Traffic sign

172.    

Use of helmet

173.    

Delegation of power by State Government

174.    

Inspection of vehicles involved in an accident

175.    

Exemption

CHAPTER VII

MOTOR VEHICLES DEPARTMENT

176.

Powers exercisable by Officers of Orissa Motor Vehicles Department

177.    

Subordination of Officers of Orissa Motor Vehicles Department

178.    

Uniform and badges

179.    

Procedure for conduct of proceedings

180.    

Interpretation

181.    

Repeal and Savings

SCHEDULES