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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…

RTO cracks down on bike taxis in city; deems them illegal
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RTO cracks down on bike taxis in city; deems them illegal

February 28, 2019

Mysuru: Transport Department officials have been impounding bikes operating as taxis in Mysuru. The vehicles were being seized as part of a crackdown against the operation of illegal bike taxis including the ones belonging to Ola and Rapido. The State Transport Authority has directed the transport department officials to seize taxis if found operating and…

RTO observes National Road Safety Week
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RTO observes National Road Safety Week

February 5, 2019

Lokanath, Project Director, Karnataka Administrative Service, addressing the gathering after inaugurating the 30th National Road Safety Week, organised by RTO (West), in city yesterday. Others seen are (from left) KR Traffic Sub-Inspector Shivakumar, Inspector R. Jagadeesh, Deputy Transport Commissioner and Senior RTO Prabhuswamy and ACP (Traffic) G.N. Mohan.

RTO (East) Office to shift to own building next month
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RTO (East) Office to shift to own building next month

July 13, 2018

Mysuru:  The newly-built Regional Transport Office (East) in city at Rajivnagar is likely to become functional from the second week of August. Tenders have been invited to furnish the RTO Office at a cost of Rs. 46 lakh and works on electricity, water and computer connectivity are likely to be completed by the end of…

Drivers stage protest against RTO over unscientific rules
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Drivers stage protest against RTO over unscientific rules

July 5, 2018

Mysuru: Alleging lacuna in Vahana-4 and Sarathi-4 portals meant for issuing Driving Licenses (DLs), auto drivers, conductors and other transport workers staged a demonstration in front of the office of the Regional Transport (RTO) Commissioner here yesterday. Claiming that the portals were too cumbersome for less educated drivers to answer over 400 questions, most of…

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