Transport Ministry proposes to make FASTags mandatory

(ANK): Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has notified draft notification to seek comments and suggestions from the stakeholders on making FASTag mandatory for old vehicles sold before 1st December, 2017.

The amended provision in Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989 is proposed to be put in force with effect from 1st January 2021. The Ministry in a statement said, it is also proposed to make having a valid FASTag mandatory while getting a new Third Party Insurance through an amendment wherein the details of FASTag ID will be captured. This is proposed to be put in force from 1st of April next year.

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