Tagged: Transport

PMO raps road ministry for reckless highway expansion, NHAI responds 0

Road ministry for reckless highway

National Highways Authority of India for undertaking extensive and reckless expansion of roads under national Highway and has suggested NHAI to stop constructing roads. The Prime Minister’s Office has pulled up the transport ministry...

6 lakh trucks off road in Bengal, export-import hit 0

6 lakh trucks off road in Bengal

The perishable goods and export-import business was hit as nearly six lakh trucks remained off road in West Bengal following an indefinite strike called by the truck owners and operators on Monday. Kolkata: The...

Delhi: Fitness fee, GPS charges waived for auto drivers 0

Fitness fee, GPS charges waived

The cabinet has also decided that Rs 100 per month GPS tracking charges will now be paid by the transport department, apart from Rs 495 GST charges for the SIM. NEW DELHI: Auto rickshaw...

2 transport groups say will not buy new trucks; blame govt policies 0

2 transport groups say not buy new trucks

Stating that high GST rate on diesel announced in Budget, hike in presumptive tax and increase in insurance have hurt trucks transporters severely. Two major transport industry bodies, All India Transporters Welfare Association (AITWA)...

Now, truck companies cut production to manage stocks 0

Truck companies cut production

Automotive dealers body — FADA estimates the current Truck inventory levels in commercial vehicles at 45-50 days and dealers are pushing for lower stock levels prompting production cuts. Chennai: Truck companies are cutting production...

Why you can’t zip through toll booths with a FASTag 0

Can’t zip through toll booths with a FASTag

Launched with fanfare five years ago, FASTag is still plagued by teething troubles. A barricade greets vehicles approaching the dedicated FASTag lane at NHAI’s Madina toll plaza on the Hisar bypass. A guard beckons...