Government of India : Ministry of Road Transport and Highways :
Your attention is drawn to the amendment in rule 139 of Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989 in regard to the production of licence and certificates of registration made through the Notification G.S.R. 1081(E) dated 2nd November, 2018.(copy attached.
1.As per the amended provision, the citizen can produce the transport related documents such as registration, insurance, fitness and permit, the driving licence, certificate for pollution under check and any other relevant documents, if required, in physical or electronic form of on demand by any police officer in uniform or any other officer authorized by the State Government in this behalf.
2.This would enable the use of digital platforms for carrying and verification of the documents and is a step towards citizen facilitation. In view of the above, it is requested to ensure compliance of the amendments made to rule 139 of the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989 and make the enforcement officers aware of the new provisions so that citizen are not harassed/ inconvenienced.
Note : Whereas, the objections and suggestions received from the public in respect of the said draft rules h Driving licence and vehicle documents can now be shown to traffic police in electronic form, and not just physical copy. So we should scan the driving licence and vehicle documents and keep them on our phone or emailave been considered by the Central Government.