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Vehicle Number Plate Detection cameras installed in Thimphu

This is to notify the owners and custodians of motor vehicles that Royal Bhutan Police through the Safe City Project Solution have installed Vehicle Number Plate Detection cameras at selected locations in Thimphu.  The cameras will detect the number plates which are in line with the standards set by the Authority. However, while testing, the cameras could not detect sub-standard and faded number plates.

 

Therefore, RSTA would like to request all the vehicle owners and custodians to replace the substandard and faded number plates with the approved number plate standards as follows:


Type of Owner

Colour of Number Plate

Number Plate Size

Government

Numbers in yellow with red background

Heavy Vehicles

Plate Size: 18"X 7"

 

Light Vehicles:

Plate Size: 15" X 6"

 

Two Wheelers:

Plate Size: 9" X 3"

Private

Numbers in white with bright red background

Taxi

Numbers in black with yellow background

Diplomatic

Numbers in white with sky blue background

BHT

Numbers in yellow with red background

 

Any vehicle not confirming with the Registration Plate Standards shall be penalized as per the provisions of the Road Safety and Transport Regulations.

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Fare rates for passenger Buses and Taxi Services Revised

The fare rates for passenger  bus and taxi has been revised based on assessment considering fuel price and other operating costs. The revised fare will be effective from 1st December 2017. All passenger bus operators, Taxi operators and Commuter are requested to be informed of the  revised fare rates for strict compliance from 1st December 2017,  If there be any issue, all individuals are requested to report the issue to the nearest RSTA office or Traffic Police to help enable  enforcement of the rules uniformly for the benefit of all.

The updated/Revised fare rates are under 'Downloads' and 'Public Transport' menu of our website for reference.

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World Day of Remembrance Observed yesterday by conducting a special Rimdro


The Road Safety and Transport Authority observed 'World Day of Remembrance' yesterday by conducting a special Rimdro to remember those who lost their lives in road traffic crashes and also to offer our heartiest prayers for the well being and happiness of all the sentient beings.

The World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims (WDR) is commemorated on the third Sunday of November each year ? to remember many millions killed and injured on the world?s roads, together with their families, friends and many others who are also affected. It is also a Day on which we thank the emergency services and reflect on the tremendous burden and cost of this daily continuing disaster to families, communities and countries, and on ways to halt it.

Click the link below to read more on World Day of Remembrance

https://worlddayofremembrance.org/about/

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Emission Test Schedule (20-11-2017)

Yangki Automobiles will be carrying out vehicle emission test for all the Dzongkhags Starting from 12.11.17.  All are requested to have their vehicles tested at the places and the schedule given below. Yangki Automobile shall not be held responsible for any consequences for failing to do so thereafter.

Place

Date

Venue

Timing

Autsho

21/11/17

Town

9.00 am - 11.00 am

Bhangtar

25/11/17

Town

9.00 am - 3.00 pm

CHPC

13/11/17

CHPC Colony

9.00 am  - 10.00 pm

Dagana

5/12/17

Town

1.00 am - 4.00 pm

Dagapela

6/12/17

Town

9.00 am - 4.30 pm

Drujegang

7/12/17

Zero (on the high way)

11.00 am - 12.00 pm

Duksum

24/11/17

Town

11.00 am - 2.00 pm

Dzonkalum

15/11/17

Gemon Project

3.30 am - 4.30 pm

Gedu

13/11/17

RSTA office

1.00 pm - 4.30 pm

Jomotshangka

27/11/17

Town

9.00 am - 4.30 pm

Kanglung

28/11/17

Town

9.00 am  - 4.00 pm

Khaling

29/11/17

Town

9.00 pm  -11.00 pm

Khothakpa Mines

23/11/17

Khothakpa Mines

9.30 am - 2.30 pm

Kuenga Rabten

15/11/17

Town

9.00 am  - 10.00 pm

Kuenga Rabten

15/11/17

Jai Prakash Prohject site

11.00 am - 2.30 pm

Langthel

14/11/17

Mangdi Chu Project

11.00 am - 2.30 pm

Lhamoizingkha

14/11/17

Friends Lodge

11.30 am - 4.30 pm

Lhuntshi

19/11/17

Dzong parking

9.00 am - 1.30 pm

Nanglam

16 - 18.11.17

Town

9.00 am  - 5.00 pm

Narphung

24/11/17

On the High Way

10.00 - 12.00 noon

Panbang

19/11/17

Town

11.30 am - 2.30 pm

Pema Gastshel

21 - 22/11/17

 

9.00 am - 4.30 pm

Rangjung

25/11/17

Town

9.30 am - 2.30 pm

Sengor

18/11/17

Sengor

 

Shekpashing

24/11/17

On the Higway

2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Sunkosh

7/12/17

Town

1.00 pm - 2.00 pm

Tangmachu

20/11/17

Tangmachu Central School

3.30 pm - 4.30 pm

Tingtibi

29/11/17

Town

12.30 pm - 4.00 pm

Trashi Yangtsi

22 - 23/11/17

RSTA office

9.00 am - 4.30 pm

Trashigang

26 - 27/11/17

RSTA office

9.00 am  - 4.30 pm

Trongsa

16 - 1711/17

Thrupang

9.00 am - 4.30 pm

Tshangkha

13/11/17

Nikachu Project

10.00 am - 3.30 am

Tsimasham

12/11/17

Town

9.30 am - 2.30 pm

Tsirang

2 - 4/12/17

RSTA Office

9.00 am - 4.30 pm

Ura, Bumthang

1/12/17

Gup Office

 

Womrong

29/11/17

Town

1.30 pm - 4.30 pm

Zhemgang

30/11/17

Town

9.00 am - 5.00 pm



NOTE:

Exact timing for Bumthang  Ura & Sengor cannot be given due to the road conditions.  The test shall be carried out as and when the team reaches at these places.



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Book a Driving Test link updated to provide fair opportunity for all

The link for "Book a Driving Test" is now updated with e-payment solution to provide fair opportunity for all. Therefore, all prospective candidates will now have to pay a driving test fee online during the test date booking. This is done because there are huge demand for test appointment, more over, our report shows that many applicants are not turning up during the actual test date, depriving opportunity for others.

Therefore, all are requested to maintain account with any banks with SMS banking facilities to receive OTP (One Time Password) to confirm the payment for our services.

Visit our website at www.rsta.gov.bt to avail more online services.

Save time, Pay Online.

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Celebrating the 6th joyous Royal Wedding Anniversary

The entire family members of the Road Safety and Transport would like to join the nation in extending our heartfelt prayers to Their Majesties on the joyous occasion of the 6th Royal Wedding Anniversary.

On this auspicious day, we re-dedicate ourselves to the service of the TSA WA SUM.

We pray for eternal peace and happiness of our Majesties. LONG LIVE OUR MAJESTIES!

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