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Government of India Plans to Make Fitness Testing of Vehicles Mandatory From April 2023

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Last Updated: February 06, 2022, 13:00 IST

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An Automated Testing Station (ATS) uses mechanical equipment to automate the various tests required to check the fitness of a vehicle.

The government plans to make fitness testing of vehicles through Automated Testing Stations mandatory in a phased manner starting from April next year. The Road Transport and Highways Ministry said a draft notification has been issued for public comments regarding mandatory fitness testing of vehicles through Automated Testing Stations.

An Automated Testing Station (ATS) uses mechanical equipment to automate the various tests required to check the fitness of a vehicle. The requirement will be put in place in a phased manner. Fitness testing for heavy goods vehicles and heavy passenger motor vehicles through an ATS will be mandatory from April 1, 2023, as per the draft notification.

In the case of medium goods vehicles and medium passenger motor vehicles and light motor vehicles (transport), the requirement will be made compulsory from June 1, 2024. According to the draft notification, renewal of certificate of fitness will be for two years for commercial vehicles (transport) that are up to eight years old and one year for commercial vehicles (transport) that are older than eight years.

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Road Transport and Highways Secretary Giridhar Aramane said earlier.

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first published:February 06, 2022, 13:00 IST
last updated:February 06, 2022, 13:00 IST