Stricter Enforcement Of Traffic Rules To Return From January In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Motorists will now have to be more cautious as Odisha Transport Department is gearing up for strict enforcement of new MV Act guidelines from January, 2021.

This was informed by the State Transport Minister, Padmanabha Behera today.

The decision has been taken as per the direction of the Supreme Court Committee on Road Safety, the Minister tweeted.



The STA had earlier informed that Driving Licence (DL) will be suspended for three months for driving above speed limit, red light jumping, drunken driving, using mobile phone while driving, carrying passengers in goods vehicle, not wearing helmet (both driver and pillion rider).

The traffic norms were relaxed in the state due to the COVID-19 situation.