Fitness Certificate to drive in the Monsoon Season

At 99Driver.in, we welcome the monsoon season with joy. But the torrential rain that fell, just a few days back, is a cause of concern. If you must drive during rainy season call: 8692000099. Our driver for hire will reach you within 30 minutes.

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The good news is only cars in perfect condition has survived the fury. But unfit cars have suffered a breakdown.

Vehicle Fitness Certificate is compulsory. As per the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, a valid certificate of fitness is a must. Unfit vehicles, deemed as unregistered; are not permitted to be driven at all.

A fitness certificate is an official document that certifies that the holder’s vehicle is fit to drive. 99Driver.in insists that driving in public places without a vehicle fitness certificate is illegal.

As per the Motor Vehicles Act, a vehicle must have a fitness certificate issued by the manufacturer. Another fitness certificate issued by the state RTO authorities after the inspection of its condition, its pollution certificate, tax, insurance, and other formalities.

For how long is the Fitness Certificate valid?

1 – For Private Vehicles, it is valid for 15 years and after checks, thereafter for every 5 years.
2 – For Commercial vehicles, it is valid for 2 years and renewed every year.

During the monsoon season, some of the damages that happen to the cars include breakdowns, engine damage, hydrostatic lock of engine among others.

Damage to the engine is obvious when water floods the vehicles. So will the electronic circuits. Expert drivers for hire from 99driver.in discourages you from driving during heavy rains.

Precautions you must take

Stay away from driving your car during heavy rains or through flooded water. Travel only if is absolutely necessary.

1 – Always drive on the highest section of the road if it is safe to do so.
2 – Avoid closing the doors with central locking. Opening them in an event of any electrical short circuit is difficult.

99Driver.in insists on keeping a heavy object like a hammer or stone in your car. Break the window panes with it, if the door get stuck due to short circuit.

Ideally, you must hire a driver to take you around. Hire a driver from 99Driver.in. Call: 8692000099.