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Truck drivers told to avoid public interactions in Wayanad

Truck drivers returning to Wayanad from other states have been asked by the District Administration to avoid public interactions. This was after a truck driver returning from Chennai tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday (02/05). The administration is planning to screen truck drivers at Muthanga border check post and ask them to proceed to their […]

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Automobile repair shops and hotels to reopen along highways in Tamil Nadu

197 automobile repair shops and 207 hotels along the state and national highways in Tamil Nadu are set to reopen after receiving permission from the Centre. According to the State’s Transport Commissioner, they will be reopened in the next few days after getting a nod from the local police. However, mechanics have noted that unless […]

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Truck repair shops and dhabas to open from April 20

As the lockdown is extended till May 3, government has announced some relaxations. To reduce the challenges faced by truckers, many highway dhabas and truck repair shops will open from April 20. They can be found on Intents Truck Driver app. The relaxations won’t apply on Coronavirus hotspots and state governments may apply additional restrictions. […]

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Transportation of Non-Essential Goods across India allowed from April 20, 2020

According to the directive of the Ministry of Home Affairs, the transportation of goods shall be allowed for all types of goods. This includes transportation of non-essential goods as well. Please note that the restrictions would continue in areas which are either marked as hotspots or containment zones. So please check your route before heading […]

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Truck drivers need to only show license to cross borders

To normalise supply chain affected by trucks stuck on roads, government has announced that truckers will only need to show driving licence, and no other documents at borders to cross. This has been done to reduce the hassles faced by truckers at borders. Besides the driver, only a cleaner will be permitted in trucks.

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Vehicle fitness certificate, driving license validity extended till June 30

Due to the disruption caused by the lockdown, government has announced an extension of validity of fitness certificate, permits and driving licence. Any of these documents with validity expiring after Feb 1, 2020 will be considered valid till June 30, 2020. Truckers don’t have to worry about permits expiring during lockdown as all the states […]