Vintage and Classic Cars Exempted From NGT Ban

National Green Tribunal banned the more than 15 years old cars in India for control the increasing air pollution in India. This was give the bi shock to the vintage and classic car owners and association. And the they filed the case for the reconsidaration of this ban. And importantly some of the states are only implemented this act.

The National Green Tribunal has  referred to rule 92 (2) (c) of the CMVR (Central Motor Vehicles Rules) 1989 and section 59 of the Motor Vehicles Act 1988, which exempts automobiles categorised as vintage. These vintage and classic cars can be driven on public roads for maintenance, rallies and exhibitions. The court pointed out that although the vehicle will be allowed, the owners also have a corporate social responsibility and make a contribution towards the environment by planting more trees, providing dustbins and maintain the cars properly. And, over 10,000 vintage vehicles are available in the country.

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