If bus lane rules are broken three times, a driver's licence will be suspended.

New Delhi: According to a formal order, drivers who violate the bus lane discipline here three times will have their licences revoked and would need to complete a month-long training programme before having their licences reinstated. A bus lane discipline campaign was started by the Delhi government's Transport Department on April 1.

The directive said that when the offence is reported by enforcement agencies after three consecutive violations of the bus lane discipline, DTOwould be the licencing authority to either disqualify or revoke the driving licence of errant drivers.

"The Commissioner Transport Department, GNCT of Delhi, being Competent Authority, is now delighted to appoint DTO as Licensing Authority to exercise the powers under Section 19 of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, to disqualify or revoke the licence of any motor vehicle."

The ruling said that the driving licence was submitted by enforcement agencies in accordance with subsection 4 of section 206 for the same driver's repeated violations of the bus lane policy.

Furthermore, it stated that, in accordance with the terms of sub-section 2A of Section 19 of the MV Act, 1988, the Licensing Authority "must not remove suspension of the Driving licence until the said driver has completed a one-month refresher course at DTC training school in Nand Nagri."

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