For the purpose of procuring a driving license hassle-free, the transport ministry has provided new rules where candidates can get the licence without taking the driving trials. This revised rule by the Union ministry of road transport and highways came into effect on July 1.
The new rules further said that drivers will be given high-quality driving courses and after cracking the test, they won’t be further required to take driving tests at the time of achieving the licence.
Here’s all you should to know:
The training centres will finally have simulators and it will come with a driving trial arack for high-quality training to the applicants.
This specified driving course for a light motor vehicle will continue for 29 hours for a maximum of four weeks from the beginning of the course. The course will further be divided into theory and practice.
The duration for medium and heavy motor vehicle driving courses in the training centres is 38 hours for six weeks. “These are to be divided into two segments, theory and practical,” the notification stated.
The basics of the training will be teaching some fundamentals about ethical and courteous behaviour with others on the road.
The training at the centres will not only be restricted to light, medium and heavy motor vehicles but will also give industry-specific specialised training.
The authorizations given to the drivers will be applicable for five years and it can further be renewed.