The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued advisory based on the issues received from certain stakeholders in implementing “Rent a Motor Cab/Cycle Schemes” vide No RT-11036/09/2020-MVL (pt-1) dated 01 June 2020 wherein it has been written that –
- The person driving the Commercial Vehicle carrying the valid driving license /IDP and a copy of license for renting motor cab (Form 3/4) or for the motor cycle (Form 2) of respective scheme should not be insisted for any badge.
- “Rent–a-motorcycle scheme” be implemented and licenses to the operators may be considered.
- Further, two-wheeler with license under ‘Rent-a-Motorcycle Scheme” be allowed to drive across the States on payment of relevant taxes.
The Ministry vide SO 437(E) dated 12.06.1989 had notified guidelines for Rent-a-cab scheme and SO 375(E) at 12.05.1997 for the Rent-a-motorcycle Scheme, 1997. These Vehicles are used as compared to Taxi services by tourists, corporate officials, business travellers and families on holiday across.