Sun film on vehicles: MVD to take strict action from Thursday

Thiruvananthapuram: The transport commissioner has directed the Motor Vehicle Department to take strict action against those who violate the ban on the use of sun films or cooling films on vehicles. With this, the MVD officials will intensify inspections across the state from Thursday. Strict action will be taken against the vehicles which use cooling film, sun film or tinted film on glasses.

The MVD will carry out a special drive from June 9 to 14 to identify the vehicles which violate the ban on sun films.

As per the Central Motor Vehicle Rules, front and rear safety glasses of the vehicles should be at least 70 per cent transparent while side glasses should be 50 per cent transparent.

Similarly, the court has also ruled that the ban on the use of cooling film or tinted film on vehicles will not be lifted.
According to reports, transport minister Antony Raju asked the transport commissioner to take action against the use of sun films on vehicles.

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