The big sized vehicles with wheel basemore than 166 inches and
overhag more than fifty percent are not allowed in yatra routes and on
The driver should be experienced and efficient for driving on hill roads.
Driver should be experienced and the passengers traveling the vehicle.
The descending vehicle on the slopes should giveway to ascending vehicle.
First Aid box and wooden blocks should always be kept in the vehicle.
The vehicle should be technically fit for the hill journey.
Specially check the brakes, tyres, steering, level of Engine oil &
All valid documents related to vehicle and driver should be with the driver.
It is advisable to use genuine parts during the repairs of the
vehicle and the vehicle should be repaired by technically skilled
Backlights and reflectors in working condition should be fixed on the rear part a tractor and attached trailer.
Periodical eye test is advised for every person driving a vehicle.
All commercial passenger vehicle should invariably obtain the GREEN
CARD from either of the transport office at Haridwar, Rishikesh or
Dehradun, before starting the hill journey- The green card is given
after examination of vehicles and it is a compilation of registration
certificate, tax payment certificate, driving and conductor's license.
All lights and reflectors should be in working condition.
Always use the horn on the bends.
While parking the vehicle always apply the hand brakes.
Do not travel in un-authorized vehicles such as private vehicles.
Plying as un-authorized commercial vehicles on hire and reward.
The vehicle should not be driven by inexperienced person of by the helper of the driver.
Do not drive before 5 A.M.or after 7 P.M.on hill routes.
Do not drive in excessive speed since hill routes may be narrow and steeply ascending and descending with bends.
Driver should not wear Rubber slippers while driving. instead the shoes shall be worn by the driver while driving.
Driver should not perform than eight hours as steering duty in a day.
Special care be taken to ensure that the vehicle is not driven by a person under the influence of the liquor or any drugs.
Driver should not operate tape or radio etc .in a moving vehicle.
Loading of passengers or goods beyond permissible limits should be strictly avoided.
Passengers should not travel in goods vehicles such as trucks, utility vans etc.
It is advisable not to use the re-treaded tyres on the hill roads.
Do not overtake without taking pass from the vehicle.
Do not overtake without taking pass from the vehicle in front. Never overtake an overtaking vehicle.