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45 DLs impounded on single day for using mobile while driving
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45 DLs impounded on single day for using mobile while driving

March 12, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Driving License (DL) of 45 motorists, who were caught red-handed talking on mobile phones while riding in city, has been impounded and submitted to Regional Transport Office (RTO) for further action. Assistant Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Sandesh Kumar said all the 45 DLs were impounded on Monday alone. Of late, there has been increase…

ACB sleuths raid three Officers in Mysuru
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ACB sleuths raid three Officers in Mysuru

March 9, 2021

Gold utensils, expensive watches found  Raiding teams stay in city lodges as tourists Mysuru/Bengaluru: In a massive pre-dawn swoop, Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) sleuths conducted raids at the residences and offices of nine Government officials across Karnataka including Mysuru, Bengaluru, Belagavi, Chikkaballapura and Yadgir.  As per initial reports, cash, jewellery, expensive watches and gold utensils have…

Saturday shock: RTO men swoop on city roads, book traffic violators
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Saturday shock: RTO men swoop on city roads, book traffic violators

January 2, 2021

Cases booked till 1.30 pm RTO East – 100  RTO West – 120 Mysore/Mysuru: Officers of Regional Transport Office (RTO), Mysuru, swooped on streets across city to book violations by drivers of all kinds of motor vehicles this morning. This came as a big surprise for Mysureans as the RTO officials stopped two-wheelers, cars, goods…

Helmetless riders beware !
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Helmetless riders beware !

October 21, 2020

DL to be suspended for 3 months Helmet must for children above 4 years Bengaluru: Riding a two-wheeler without wearing a helmet will now lead to the suspension of Driving Licence (DL) along with fine. The move comes in the backdrop of an increase in the number of bikers being booked for not wearing helmets…

Clear pending traffic violation dues, renew your vehicle documents
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Clear pending traffic violation dues, renew your vehicle documents

October 11, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Planning to obtain Fitness Certificate, Emission Test Certificate or Insurance renewal for your vehicle? Then clear your pending traffic violation penalties first before obtaining the documents. Assistant Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Sandesh Kumar told Star of Mysore that most of the vehicle owners do not respond to notices sent to them on traffic violation…

RTOs resume DL tests under COVID shadow
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RTOs resume DL tests under COVID shadow

July 26, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: After three months of COVID-induced lockdown and a phased unlock process, the two Regional Transport Offices (RTOs) in city have resumed Learner’s (LLR) and permanent Driving Licence  (DL) tests. But as the RTO East and West have restricted the number of candidates taking the daily tests, there is a shortfall in revenue. Karnataka Regional…

Driving Licence tests begin on new track
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Driving Licence tests begin on new track

February 29, 2020

106 candidates take automated test so far Mysore/Mysuru: Mysuru Regional Transport Office (RTO) East at Rajivnagar in city has begun operations to issue Driving Licences (DL) after candidates are tested at the Automated Driving Test Tracks.  The new system has been implemented from Feb. 24 and till yesterday, 106 candidates have taken the test. Over…

Vehicle owners beware…: Displaying names, emblems on Reg. No. plates is an offence
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Vehicle owners beware…: Displaying names, emblems on Reg. No. plates is an offence

February 4, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore: Even though the Transport Department had  issued a public notice (published in leading newspapers) on Dec. 21, 2019, informing the general public that ‘Displaying unnecessary/unauthorised names which resemble the names of National/State Human Rights Associations/Federations, displaying of emblems, names of associations etc., on the Registration number plates of vehicles, are contrary to the rules…

Crackdown on faulty number plates
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Crackdown on faulty number plates

December 29, 2019

Mysuru: Road Transport Department officials have launched a drive against vehicle owners who use faulty, fancy and illegal number plates. Those using illegal Government emblems and logos are also facing the same fate. The drive was launched in the city yesterday. Speaking to Star of Mysore this morning, RTO Mysore West Inspector Suresh said that…

Adhere to rules to issue DL: Centre tells States
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Adhere to rules to issue DL: Centre tells States

April 9, 2019

Mysuru: The Centre has directed the Regional Transport Authority to be strict while issuing Driving Licence (DL) by adhering to the rules regarding age and residence of the applicants. The Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has written to Secretaries and Commissioners in all States as there were reports of fake DL scams. “It…

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