KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Keeping in view of the rising cases of COVID-19, local administrations have decided to enforce odd-even rule for both public and private vehicles in Kathmandu Valley from Friday midnight.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: The Bagmati Province government has enforced a new rule, allowing vehicle owners to get renewal of their vehicles for up to five years.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Nepal imported automobiles worth Rs 21.84 billion in the first two months of the current fiscal year, mainly with an increasing purchase of electric vehicles.

RAUTAHAT, Sept 20: Vehicles worth billions of rupees have started to rot in the yard of the customs office due to failure to auction them on time. The parts of vehicles that were seized from those importing them illegally and brought to the customs office during different times have started becoming useless.

KATHMANDU, August 12: A meeting of Chief District Officers (CDOs) of the Kathmandu Valley Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur—districts have decided to restrict both private and public vehicles from plying the roads after 8 PM starting Thursday.

KATHMANDU, July 15: The federal government has decided to waive the fines for vehicles during the prohibitory period imposed for the control and prevention of COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, July 6: The prohibitory orders which were imposed in the Kathmandu Valley late April this year and were eased gradually have been further relaxed from today.

BAITADI, May 9: Dogadakesar Rural Municipality has said that it will use all its vehicles  to help COVID--19 patients.

HETAUDA, April 24: The District Administration Office (DAO), Makwanpur has enforced an odd-even rule for vehicles plying in Hetauda, the capital of Bagmati province.

KATHMANDU, July 19: Traffic police personnel are busy inspecting the public vehicles in Kathmandu as public transportation resumed a few days ago.

Time card for vehicles from today

May 10, 2020 12:20 pm

KATHMANDU, May 10: Timecard system will be enforced in the Valley from today.

Twenty-one vehicles owned by the late actor Paul Walker, who starred in the popular 'Fast and Furious' movie franchise, sold for a combined $2.33 million during spirited bidding at an annual car auction in Arizona, officials said.

The 14th edition of ‘NADA Auto Show’ kicked off at Bhrikutimandap on Tuesday.

BUTWAL, July 30: Vehicles and petroleum worth over Rs 47 billion was imported from the Bhairahawa customs in the last Fiscal Year 2018/19.

MAKAWANPUR, April 23: The Province 3 government has permitted 50 locals units to procure ambulances, fire extinguishers, and mortuary vehicles.

KATHMANDU, April 11: Upon inspection by a team of officials from the Metropolitan Traffic Police Office (MTPO) and the Department of Transport Management (DoTM), 53 percent of the vehicles checked for their level of pollution contribution failed the Public Vehicle Pollution Test.

KATHMANDU, March 10: The government’s spending on vehicle purchase, fuels and travel expenses is lower this year, according to the midterm review of the budget and program unveiled last week.

KATHMANDU, March 5:  Even though the government started checking pollution condition of the vehicles since mid-August last year, the pollution created by vehicle emissions has gone unabated.

‘Mahindra Udaya’ concludes

February 25, 2019 08:56 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Mahindra Udaya, a joint show of Mahindra motor vehicles, concluded on Sunday. The event, which started on Friday, succeeded in attracting large number of visitors curious to know about features of different models of Mahindra motor vehicles, according to a statement issued by the organizers.

It is time I land

December 2, 2018 10:23 am

Well, it is time I land To the concrete, dusty city Desperate to welcome with

Save the honor of president’s office

November 20, 2018 02:00 am

The office of the President has been in the news, and not for inspiring reasons. It wants more expensive and luxury cars at the cost of tax payers’ money, and more space by removing Nepal Police Academy from its current location.

SINDHULI, Nov 18: With the addition of tempos in Sindhuli, the number of people driving tempos without acquiring a license has surged during the last one year.

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: The then State Minister for Physical Planning and Works Sanjaya Kumar Sah did not return the Toyota Prado car, which he used in the capacity of state minister, to Melamchi Water Supply Project. Police recovered the car with registration number Ba 4 Cha 1503 left in broken state in a forest in Mahottari district some two years ago.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: The Department of Livestock Service has warned of action against anyone found transporting livestock in the rooftop or trunk of passenger vehicles.

'Refreshment Rooms' into operation

October 11, 2018 19:20 pm

DOTI, Oct 11: Police have set up 'refreshment rooms' for drivers of long route vehicles to help reduce road accidents.

BIRGUNJ, Oct 11: Vehicles worth Rs 8.28 billion were imported to Nepal from India and other third countries till the first two and a half months of the current fiscal year. Out of total revenue collected from the Birgunj Customs Office, 40 per cent revenue was collected from the vehicles, said Customs Officer Santosh Yadav.

DHADING, Oct 10: In light of Dashain festival, the District Police Office, Dhading has prohibited heavy vehicles to ply along the Nagdhunga-Naubise road for a week, according to SP Dambar BK.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: In view of the upcoming Dashain festival, Nepal Police has begun mobilizing special units at major highways including Nagdhunga-Naubise road section, which is the major entry point into Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: The Minister of Finance, Dr. Yubraj Khatiwada's speech while inaugurating the 2018 NADA Auto Show caught everyone off guard. Inaugurating the NADA Auto Show, a yearly exhibition of vehicles, including new ones, Khatiwada not just urged every one to reduce vehicle imports, he also had a tip to potential buyers: Don't buy vehicles by auto loans.

DHADING, August 2: Meen Narayan Shrestha of Siddhalake Rural Municipality-3 of Dhading has abruptly discontinued reconstruction of his house after completing damp-proof course.

RASUWA, July 28: Large and heavy vehicles have been stopped from passing through the concrete bridge over the Timure Ghattekhola after the bridge was damaged due to rising water levels in the river.

RASUWA, July 28: The District Administration Office, Rasuwa has prohibited movement of transport trucks exceeding locad capacity of five tonnes towards Rasuwagadi. The prohibitory order was put in place from yesterday after a bridge at Ghatte River at  Gosaikunda rural municipality-2 suffered damage by landslide.

Tipper trucks have long been creating terror inside the Kathmandu Valley as dozens of two-wheeler riders have been killed by heavy vehicles.

KATHMANDU, July 17: The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD) is all set to start a new rule in the accident-prone Jagati-Koteshwar road section under which heavy vehicles including trucks, cargo vehicles and passenger buses will have to use the left side of the road while motorcycles, cars, taxis, tourist buses, and government vehicles will have to use the right side.

KATHMANDU, July 16: The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division is all set to bring the time card system into operation for goods-carrying vehicles plying from Jagati of Bhaktapur to Koteshwar of Kathmandu beginning from July 17.

KATHMANDU, July 16: The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division is all set to bring the time card system into operation for goods-carrying vehicles plying from Jagati of Bhaktapur to Koteshwar of Kathmandu beginning from July 17.

SINDHULI, July 15: Transport entrepreneurs on Saturday obstructed vehicular movement on the BP Highway for three hours, in a bid to pressure the government to reverse its decision to ban the movement of large vehicles on the highway.

KATHMANDU, July 4: The total number of motor vehicles plying across the country reached nearly 3.1 million as of mid-May, according to a data of Department of Transport Management (DoTM).

DANG, July 1: The Nepal Students' Union (NSU), the student wing of Nepali Congress, on Sunday vandalized three government vehicles at Tulasipur in a demonstration organized by putting forth various demands including withdrawal of price hike.

KATHMANDU, June 30: The government will restrict all vehicles failing their pollution test from entering Kathmandu Valley from July 17. In a bid to curb pollution from four-wheel vehicles, the Department of Transport Management (DoTM) recently imported 40 pollution testing sets .

KATHMANDU, June 20: Forum for Protection of Consumer Rights Nepal has filed a writ petition at the Supreme Court, seeking an order to the government for allowing larger passenger and cargo vehicles on BP Highway.

SINDHULI, June 9: The local administration of Sindhuli has completely banned the operation of heavy vehicles along the BP Highway four days after the Supreme Court (SC) issued an order to this effect.

KATHMANDU, Jun 4: A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court seeking a stay order on the decision made by the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport to allow heavy vehicles to ply the BP Highway.

Although the government had decided to ban 20-year-old vehicles around two years ago, the decision was implemented only in March. About 20,000 vehicles went off the road following the ban. However, only about 300 such vehicles have so far been de-registered and sent to junkyard.

SINDHULI, June 4: Locals have expressed concerns over the government's recent decision to permit heavy vehicles on the BP Highway. They are worried about the future of the road after the government allowed heavy vehicles to operate on the road.

KATHMANDU, May 31: Despite the high risk of road accidents along the BP Highway, the Department of Transportation Management has decided to allow vehicles of up to 32-seats and cargo trucks weighing up to 16 tons to use the highway.

KATHMANDU, May 29: The Department of Transport Management has issued new directives for public vehicles movement permissions in the BP Highway at Dhulikhel-Sindhuli road section.

KATHMANDU, May 28: The amount of fine for small micro-buses and three-wheelers carrying passengers more than their capacity has been raised in Kathmandu Valley.

RASUWA, May 21: District Administration Office (DAO), (Rasuwa) has developed a work procedure 2075 to effectively regulate government vehicles.

KATHMANDU, May 21: In a bid to make everyday commuting comfortable for passengers in the capital, the Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD), following a strict direction from the home minister, has started taking action against public vehicles carrying passengers more than their capacities.