Perinthalmanna: The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways made it mandatory to install GPS Vehicle Tracking Location (VLT) device in all transport vehicles, including school buses that are registered after January 1, 2019.

The transport ministry announced this in its recent order. The state government could decide on whether it should be installed in those vehicles that undergo registration until December 31.

The date for installing GPS device in Kerala has been extended to December 31.