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Old 27th February 2016, 21:35   #61
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Originally Posted by ajmat View Post
Well BMW and Park Hyatt have managed to side step the ban by using Private TN reg cars!!!
Originally Posted by Chetan_Rao View Post
Won't it be illegal to use these to ferry hotel guests, as there's an obvious commercial gain angle involved?
This is legal, as long as the cars are used for 11 months or less. Since Hyatt/Park is a chain, I think they can rotate their fleet and side-step the law.

Now, how about we transfer the transport commissioner from Bangalore to Delhi?

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Old 29th February 2016, 14:14   #62
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Delhi being the Capital, there are cars from all over India here. In fact one of very strange situation is that Delhi Residents can get their cars registered in Uttarakhand......
While Delhi is an anomaly in terms of allowing nearby states' vehicles to run locally, TN isn't exactly in the neighborhood, is it?

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This is legal, as long as the cars are used for 11 months or less......
So the law allows a 'Private' registered car to be used for commercial purposes for upto 11 months?
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Old 23rd May 2016, 18:25   #63
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Following the Delhi Trend, Kerala has banned diesel vehicles that are more than 10 years.

Extract of news on 23rd May.
KOCHI: National Green Tribunal's (NGT) special circuit bench at Ernakulam has banned the use of diesel vehicles older than 10 years, as in Delhi.
The bench headed by justice J Swatanterkumar issued the interim order after hearing a petition filed by Lawyers' Environmental Awareness Forum (LEAF).
The tribunal has also ordered that fine of Rs 10,000 be imposed if the older diesel vehicles are run after 30 days. It was alleged in the petition that Kochi has earned the reputation of being the most polluted city and that the fate of fast-growing regions in Kerala is no different.
The petition had demanded that spewing of venomous gases by the old diesel vehicles such as lorries and buses should be immediately curtailed.

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