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Major crisis to come if relief package is not provided: Transporters

The All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) on Monday reiterated that the current scenario of transporters and the transportation industry is heading towards a major crisis if the government fails to provide a relief package immediately. Truck drivers in India are asking for your help. Please donate now: https://bit.ly/2RweeKH Commenting on the plight of transporters, […]

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Transporters speak: “Will stop operating if guidelines are not followed”

In a letter written to transport minister Nitin Gadkari, All India Transporters’ Welfare Association, one of the congregating bodies of transporters in the country, has urged the minister to ensure that the guidelines pertaining to movement of trucks is followed by all local authorities in the country, else the members of the association may have […]

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AIMTC demands insurance cover of Rs. 50 Lakh for truck drivers

In view of the troubles being faced by truck drivers and the potential exposure to Coronavirus, the All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) has demanded that the government must provide an insurance cover for all truck drivers and helpers who are working to supply essential commodities. Truck drivers in India are asking for your help. […]

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Future of CV sector bleak after COVID-19 pandemic, according to ICRA

Ratings agency ICRA has said that the commercial vehicle industry in India is moving towards adverse tough times, stating that CV sales are expected to contract further between 8-10 percent in 2020-2021, due to the COVID-19 crisis being a key factor in the decline. Truck drivers in India are asking for your help. Please donate […]

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CV movement during Coronavirus still chaotic in India, hard challenges ahead

The nationwide lockdown, as a measure to contain the spread of Coronavirus in the country, had a great impact on the Indian transportation sector, with restricted movement complying with safety protocols. The Indian government allowed the movement of only essential items via road and water, up until March 29, when the Home Ministry decided to […]

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Medical insurance for truck drivers during COVID-19: Need of the hour

To aid the general population, the Centre has allowed seamless movement of cargo vehicles across the country in order to transport essential items and services throughout. However, during this process, truck drivers and helpers have been putting their lives at risk. So for their welfare, the road transport ministry has asked the government to consider […]

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Validity of all vehicle papers to be extended till June 30

The Road Transport Ministry has announced an extension on the validity of all vehicle related documents from March 31 to June 30. This move comes after implementation of a nationwide lockdown, resulting in restricted movement of private and commercial vehicles, with only essential goods carrying vehicles being allowed to ply on the roads. Check diesel […]

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Trucks stuck at check points will now be allowed to pass

In order to contain the spread of the deadly Corona virus across the country, the Indian Prime Minister called for a 21-day strict lockdown for the entire nation on March 24. This lockdown, however, resulted in many trucks being stuck at check points and highway borders. Check diesel & petrol price for today here: babatrucks.com/fuel-price-index […]