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Disqualification & Revocation

  • If a licencing authority is satisfied, after giving the holder of a driving licence an opportunity of being heard, that the -

    A. Is a habitual criminal or a habitual drunkard; or
    B. Is a habitual addict to any narcotic drug or psychotropic substance within the meaning of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985; or
    C. Is using or has used a motor vehicle in the commission of a cognizable offence; or
    D. Has by his previous conduct as driver of a motor vehicle shown that his driving is likely to be attended with danger to the public; or
    E. Has obtained any driving licence or a licence to drive a particular class or description of motor vehicle by fraud or misrepresentation; or
    F. Has committed any such act which is likely to cause nuisance or danger to the public, as may be prescribed by the Central Government, having regard to the objects of his Act; or
    G. Has failed to submit to, or has not passed, the test referred to in the proviso to sub-section (3) of section 22; or
    H. Being a person under the age of eighteen years who has been granted a learner's licence or a driving licence with the consent in writing of the person having the care of the holder of the licence and has ceased to be such care,

    It may, for reasons to be recorded in writing, make an order -

    1. Disqualifying that person for a specified period for holding or obtaining any driving licence to drive all or any classes or descriptions of vehicles specified in the licence; or
    2. Revoke any such licence

  • Where an order under sub-section (1) is made, the holder of a driving licence shall forthwith surrender his driving licence to the licenceing authority making the order, if the driving licence has not already been surrendered, and the licensing authority shall, -

    A. If the driving licence is a driving licence issued under this Act, keep it until the disqualification has expired or has been removed; or
    B. If it is not a driving licence issued under this Act, endorse the disqualification upon it and send it to the licensing authority by which it was issued, or
    C. In the case of revocation of any licence, endorse the revocation upon it and if it is not the authority which issued the same, intimate the fact of the revocation to the authority which issued that licence:

    Provided that where the driving licence of a person authorizes him to drive more than once class or description of motor vehicles and the order, made under sub-section (1), disqualifies him from driving any specified class or description of motor vehicles, the licensing authority shall endorse the disqualification upon the driving licence and return the same to the holder.

  • Any person aggrieved by an order made by a licensing authority under the sub-section (1) may, within thirty days of the receipt of the order, appeal to the prescribed authority, and such appellate authority shall give notice to the licensing authority and hear either party if so required by that party and may pass such order as it thinks fit and an order passed by any such appellate authority shall be final.
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Drive Safely...
Driving is a privilege not the right...
Driving under the influence of drink / drugs is an offence
Never make any alterations in your vehicle without the prior permission of RTO
Talking on cell / mobile phone while driving is an offence
Take special precautions on unguarded railway crossings
Renew your driving License before it expires

Driving any motor vehicle without valid driving License is an offence...
Pay the motor vehicle taxes in time and avoid the detention of vehicle from RTO
Hurry leads to mistakes, mistakes leads to accidents
Give way to your right hand traffic
Do not jump signals
Start early, drive slowly, reach safely
Observe lane discipline & speed limits while driving
Drowsy driving is lousy driving
Make safety a way of life...
Hill driving is skill driving
Check your sight for driving at night
When alcohol takes over one cannot think straight
Be broad minded on narrow bridges
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Attention !
Submission of false documents is an offence,
liable for criminal action against the applicant.
Submit genuine Documents only.


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