3 wheeler auto drivers can now use 3 wheeler auto rickshaws for driving test for licence in Punjab

Punjab Transport Minister Razia Sultana, has announced that now 3 wheeler auto drivers can give the driving test for getting Driving License by using a 3 wheeler auto rickshaw. Earlier, three-wheeler drivers were tested on four-wheelers.

She also directed to all the Enforcement Authorities that if any three-wheeler driver has Driving License of Light Motor Vehicle he should not be harassed, because as per provisions of the Motor Vehicle Act 1988, the 3 wheeler auto rickshaw has been categorized into Light Motor Vehicle.

State Transport Commissioner Dr. Amarpal Singh said that instructions have been issued to the Licensing Authorities & Automated Driving Test Tracks of Punjab.

He said that the enforcement agencies have been instructed that a person producing a digital Driving License/Registration Certificate of vehicle and other documents in digital format on m Parivahan application of Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways and DigiLocker app of Govt. of India, he/she is not required to produce the printed document, accordingly, all the enforcement staff should be sensitized.

Dr. Amarpal said that in case enforcement staff will not accept documents in digital format, a strict action would be taken