Special team to keep an eye on passengers standing on footboards of city buses: RTO

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Mangaluru: The Transport Department has decided to keep an eye on those travelling on the footboards of the buses plying in the city as there is a rise in this trend. Accordingly, the RTO has decided to create a special team this week to keep in check the errant behavior and conduct operation at various […]

RTO have proposed of starting a call centre: Jhon Misquith

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

Mangaluru: The senior officials of RTO have proposed of starting a call centre to listen to grievances and provide quick response. It will be initiated soon, informed Jhon Misquith, Senior Motor Vehicle Inspector and in-charge Assistant Regional Transport Officer, on Tuesday. He was speaking at the ‘Jana Spandana’ programme conducted at the transport office and […]

Total number of vehicles in Karnataka to cross two crore

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

Bangaluru: Recent survey provided by the Regional Transport Office shows that more than 16 lakh new vehicles have joined the traffic in the state last year. Total number of vehicle in the state resulted in 1.9 crore in 2017. Compared to 2016’s statistics 7.1 lakhs, this year only 6.44 lakhs vehicles were registered in 12 […]

RTO to adapt digitization soon

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

Bangaluru: To automate operations in Regional Transport Offices (RTOs), the Karnataka Transport Department is planning to implement ‘Vahan 4.0’ software. The software will help people apply for several services online. The project has been designed by the National Informatics Centre (NIC) will also consolidate a database for RTOs of all states on a common and […]

Sikh community member humiliated for not wearing helmet

Friday, December 29th, 2017

Mangaluru: Sikhs in city filed a complaint to deputy commissioner Sasikanth Senthil on Thursday against a vehicle inspector, who allegedly humiliated a community member by forcing him to wear helmet despite there is relaxation in rules. Community members led by Guru Singh Sabha Society complained to the DC that one of their members Karmender Singh […]

‘RTO favouring pvt. bus operators’

Saturday, October 28th, 2017
pramod madhvaraj

Udupi: Pramod Madhwaraj, Minister for Fisheries, Youth Empowerment and Sports, on Friday warned the Udupi Regional Transport Office (RTO) against favouring private bus operators to the detriment and inconvenience of the general public. Chairing the tri-monthly Karnataka Development Programme here, Mr. Madhwaraj said that the RTO should take action against private bus operators who were […]

Autorickshaw drivers protest against the online taxi operators

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
Auto drivers

Mangaluru: Autorickshaw Owners and Drivers’ Union members staged a protest against the online taxi operators here on Tuesday October 10. The protestors claimed that the taxi vehicles which has to mandatorily install meters and charge the meter rates fixed by the RTO, the Uber and Ola taxis were going against the norms and did not […]

RTO detained 12 buses for failure in ticket issuing

Saturday, July 29th, 2017
Bus Ticket

Mangaluru : Officials of the Transport Department on Friday swung into action against private city bus operators who failed to introduce electronic ticketing machine and issue tickets to passengers. Inspectors of Motor Vehicles, led by in-charge Senior Regional Transport Officer G.S. Hegde, detained 12 buses for the failure of conductors to issue tickets. The buses […]

School vehicles in DK undergo inspection

Saturday, August 27th, 2016

Mangaluru: Dakshina Kannada district police, RTO, division of public instruction and the department of revenue in a joint operation will begin examining school vehicles from August 27 considering the safety of school kids. At first, all the school vehicles in Puttur and Bantwal taluk will be inspected. The school administrations in Puttur have been requested […]

JnNURM buses: KSRTC waits for RTO to fix timings

Friday, August 19th, 2016

Mangaluru: The KSRTC Mangaluru division is waiting for the Regional Transport Office (RTO) to fix timings to operate 17 more buses under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JnNURM) scheme. The Regional Transport Authoritty (RTA) had approved the applications of the KSRTC seeking route permission to operate buses under the scheme in its meeting […]

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