Written by: Yashika Sabharwal
Digital Traffic rules: Motorists Can Show Documents on DigiLocker App to Avoid Hefty Penalties
- DigiLocker and mParivahan, now you can save all your documents in e-form and show them to the traffic police.
- Motorbikers of India can avoid hefty fines by using DigiLocker and mParivahan.
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Under the newly amended, motor vehicle law, a motorist or two-wheeler driver at the road can now show digital document stored in their DigiLocker app in order to avoid hefty penalties of fine.
Motorists can easily save their digital documents on the Government approved the app. All the Digital documents not only mean scanned copy or a photo of driving license, RC (registration certificate) or insurance but also is your digital locker for useful documents. All the required documents have to be stored on DigiLocker or mParivahan app.
This amended allows citizens to save transport-related documents such as registration certificate, insurance, fitness and permit of vehicle, pollution check certificate and more importantly the driving license and other relevant documents in electronic form.
Since the new Motor Vehicles Law enacted as the Motor Vehicle Act, 2019, the buzz on traffic rules and fine goes loud as the penalties arose from normal to higher. This law came into force from 1 September 2019 and there have been several reports on the motorists paying heavy penalties for forgetting to carry documents or breaking traffic rules. So now if you forget bringing documents like driving license and vehicle-related papers then you must be liable. If all your papers are in well format then it is easy way to escape from the fine under the new traffic rules as they are very high. The new ease of this law is keeping documents ready at digital apps. To save all the e-copies of important documents, you can assess DigiLocker or mParivahan app.
How to use these apps(DigiLocker or mIarivahan)?
You can easily download it from the play store of your android mobile and simply Sign-up for use. By downloading the app you can simply upload the essential road traffic documents, such as RC, insurance, permits of heavy vehicle, driving license, pollution in electronic form. This app is also available in the Apple store.