DRIVING LICENSE: FACTS
- Driving on public roads is not permitted without a valid Driver’s License
- Every Indian national is only permitted to hold one Driver’s License. You cannot hold a DL from multiple RTO’s or States
- A Learners License or Driver’s License is valid throughout all States and Union Territories of India
- Each class of motor vehicle requires a separate mention on the license. For example if you have a license mentioning only permission for LMV or car, it does not give you the right to you ride a motorcycle on the road.
- No one can drive a transport vehicle unless they have the special license to do so
- You must be 18 years of age to be eligible for a Driver’s License of a private vehicle
- To be eligible for a license of a public or transport vehicle one must be a minimum of 20 years of age
- An individual on turning 16 years of age can apply for a permit to drive/ride a motor vehicle whose engine capacity is less than 50cc
- A Learners License is valid for six months from the date of issue
- A Driver’s License is valid for a period of 20 years from the date of issue or until the person attains fifty years of age, whichever comes first
Reference Source: Motor Vehicles Act, 1988
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