Draft Central Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Rules, 2018 inserts requirement for registration mark on electric vehicles

Draft Central Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Rules, 2018 inserts requirement for registration mark on electric vehicles

June 4, 2018 Industry Specific 0

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has invited objections or suggestions to the Central Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Rules, 2018 (“Amendment Rules”). The Amendment Rules proposes to carry out changes in Rule 50 (2) (d) of the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989 (“Principal Rules”) which deals with “Form and manner of display of registration marks on the motor vehicles”.

Objections or suggestions, may be sent to the Joint Secretary (Transport), Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Transport Bhawan, Parliament Street, New Delhi 110 001 or email at js-tpt@gov.in, within 15th June, 2018.

The Implication to the amendment is provided below:

Principal Rules Amendment Rules Impact
50. Form and manner of display of registration marks on the motor vehicles

 

(2) In the case of motor cycles the registration mark in the front shall be displayed parallel to the handle bar or on any part of the vehicle including mudguard facing the front instead of, on a plate in line with the axis of the vehicle: Provided that—

 

(d) the letters of the registration mark shall be in English and the figures shall be in Arabic numerals and shall be shown:—

 

(A) in the case of transport vehicles in black colour on yellow background; and

 

(B) in other cases, in black colour on white background, the registration mark on the trailer shall be exhibited on the left hand side in black colour on yellow background. In addition, the registration mark on the drawing vehicle shall be exhibited on the trailer also and this shall be done on the right hand side at the rear of the trailer or the last trailer as the case may be, in black colour on retro-reflective type yellow background:

 

Provided that where provisions of this clause have not been complied with in respect of motor vehicle, on or before the commencement of the Central Motor Vehicles (8th Amendment) Rules, 2001, then the provisions shall be complied with,—

 

(i) in respect of transport vehicle, on or before 1st February, 2002; and

 

(ii) in other cases, on or before 1st July, 2002.

 

50. Form and manner of display of registration marks on the motor vehicles

 

(2) In the case of motor cycles the registration mark in the front shall be displayed parallel to the handle bar or on any part of the vehicle including mudguard facing the front instead of, on a plate in line with the axis of the vehicle: Provided that—

 

(d) the letters of the registration mark shall be in English and the figures shall be in Arabic numerals and shall be shown:—

 

(A) in the case of transport vehicles in black colour on yellow background; and

 

(B) in other cases, in black colour on white background, the registration mark on the trailer shall be exhibited on the left hand side in black colour on yellow background. In addition, the registration mark on the drawing vehicle shall be exhibited on the trailer also and this shall be done on the right hand side at the rear of the trailer or the last trailer as the case may be, in black colour on retro-reflective type yellow background:

 

Provided that where provisions of this clause have not been complied with in respect of motor vehicle, on or before the commencement of the Central Motor Vehicles (8th Amendment) Rules, 2001, then the provisions shall be complied with,—

 

(i) in respect of transport vehicle, on or before 1st February, 2002; and

 

(ii) in other cases, on or before 1st July, 2002.

 

Provided also that in case of electric vehicles, the registration mark shall be shown in Black colour on Green background for transport vehicles and in all other cases, in White colour on Green background.

 

The Amendment Rule intends to make electric vehicles comply with the requirement of displaying registration mark on them (electric vehicles). It lays down standard for depicting the registration mark which is:

 

“the registration mark shall be shown in Black colour on Green background for transport vehicles and in all other cases, in White colour on Green background.”

 

The Principal Rules did not have clarity with regard to display of registration mark on electric vehicles.


Source
E-Gazette

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