Delhi: Over 50 lakh old vehicles de-registered in 2022
Over 53 lakh vehicles that had crossed their age limit have been de-registered in the state since 2018.
According to government data, the Delhi Transport Department de-registered more than 50 lakh old vehicles in 2022.
As per a Supreme Court order from 2018, diesel vehicles over 10 years of age and petrol vehicles that are more than 15 years old have to be taken off the roads. Over 53 lakh vehicles that had crossed their age limit have been de-registered in the state since 2018.
According to the official data, out of the 53,38,045 vehicles de-registered so far, about 46 lakh were petrol vehicles, 4.15 lakh were diesel-powered and 1.46 lakh were CNG vehicles. Also, out of the 13.4 million vehicles currently plying on the streets of the capital, only 7.8 million are technically fit to ply.
To operate vehicles that have crossed their age limit, one needs to obtain a fitness certificate. Those failing to comply can be fined up to Rs 10,000.
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