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I have forgotten my driving licence what do I do?

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Khushboo Patel, Balco
User, Level 5 Contributor

A duplicate driving licence will be issued in the following circumstances:

  • When the licence is lost or destroyed
  • When the licence is defaced or torn or completely written up
  • When the photograph affixed to the licence requires replacement

To obtain a Duplicate Driving Licence, fill the application in Form – LLD and submit along with Original licence written or defaced if available. Produce all the required documents like Photograph,address proof etc., with required fee.

For more details, check this link: https://www.wikiprocedure.com/index.php/Chhattisgarh_-_Obtain_a_Duplicate_Driver_License

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For how long is my learner's license valid from the date of issue?

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Chandrakant Chandrakar, Durg
User, Level 9 Contributor
You have 180 days to get pass the driving test and get a driver's license from the date of issue of a learner's license. After expiry of the learner's license you would have to apply for it again to appear for a driving test.
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What are some documents that we need to keep inside our vehicle at all times?

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HIMANSHU CHANDRAWANSHI, Raipur
User, Level 1 Contributor
1 Driving Licence
2 Insurance Certificate
3 Fitness Certificate
4 Road Permit
5 P. U. C. Certificate
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Can a Traffic Police arrest me if I was driving under the influence?

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Rajveer, Dantewada
User, Level 9 Contributor
No. But you might have to surrender your license
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Why is there a minimum educational qualification requirement of having cleared 8th standard to get a commercial vehicle driving license?

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Mayank Kasar, Bhilai
User, Level 8 Contributor
The said rule is an amendment to Central Motor Vehicles Rules 2007. The logic behind the said rule is that people who drive commercial vehicles have to interact frequently with commuters. The government, therefore, kept a minimum threshold for driving license at Class 8.

But this rule has set off a chain reaction of questions in my mind since I read about it.

1. I have my Degree certificate, Class X certificate and Class XII certificate. But I have never heard of a Class VIII certificate. How do I get one? Do schools even keep databases of class VIII students with them? If they don't how do I get a certificate. I would most probably have to bribe someone and be forced to produce fake certificates.

2. If I were very educated would I choose to be a driver for a living? But even without a good education, I am now able to take care of my family by driving people from one place to the other. This law would not allow me earn my living and keep my kids from going to school.

3. By the same logic, isn't it high time we have educational criteria for everything. In choosing our politicians, after all, they are interacting with thousands of people and even other world leaders. In choosing our priests, who interact with gods on a daily basis.
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What all documentation should I carry if I am applying for a Driver's License?

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Chandrakant Chandrakar, Durg
User, Level 9 Contributor
1. The following things are required before applying for a Learner's License.

> Passport size photos.
> Documents showing proof of address: Voter ID card, Ration Card, Passport, electricity bill if it is under your name, bank passbook of a public sector bank, property ownership documents or even your life insurance policy can be used as an address proof.
> Documents showing proof of age: birth certificate, school certificate, PAN card, Voter ID card or any authorized document that shows your age.
> Medical Certificate: A self-declaration submitted from your side is sufficient for private vehicle license. However if you are over the age of 50 or if you are applying for a commercial vehicle driving license you need to have the certificate issued by an authorized medical practitioner.

Following the verification of these documents and success in your examination, you would receive a learner's license.

2. In order to apply for a driving license, you would require

> Learner's License: The current date should lie within the validity period prescribed in the license. Else you would need to apply for the license procedure again.
> Passport size photographs
> The vehicle you would be using for the test should be having all the necessary documents like registration certificate, insurance certificate, and emission control certificate.

It should be noted that if your learner's license is issued from a particular zonal office and you intend to obtain your drivers license from a different zonal office, then you would require all the documents necessary for the issuing of a learner's license as well.
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For how long is a driving license valid from its date of registration?

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Chandrakant Chandrakar, Durg
User, Level 9 Contributor
For private vehicles, your license would be valid for 20 years from its date of registration or until 50 years of age whichever is earlier. The validity period of driving license for all drivers who are over the age 50 is 5 years.

All commercial vehicle license is valid only for a period of 3 years.
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What is the eligibility criteria to get a driving license for commercial vehicles in India?

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Chandrakant Chandrakar, Durg
User, Level 9 Contributor
Age: Your should at least be 20 years old in order to be eligible.

Health: You need to submit a fitness certificate that has been authorised by a medical professional

Education: You need to have an educational qualification of the at least 8th standard if you want to get a commercial vehicle license.

Experience: To obtain the commercial license for any Light Motor vehicle you need to have at least a year of experience driving a private light motor vehicle.
To obtain the same for any Heavy Motor Vehicle you need to have years worth of experience driving a commercial Light Motor vehicle.

Training Certificate: You need to provide a training certificate which has been issued by any registered driving school for the commercial vehicle.
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How soon can I retake my driving test if I were to fail?

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Chandrakant Chandrakar, Durg
User, Level 9 Contributor
In case you fail your driving test, you would be able to retake it only after a period of seven days have passed. But this is only for the first and second time. If you fail your driving test for the third time, you can retake the driving test only after 60 days.
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What is the eligibility criteria to get a driving license for private vehicles in India?

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Chandrakant Chandrakar, Durg
User, Level 9 Contributor
You would first be required to apply for a learner's license. This is because you need to carry a copy of leaners license when applying for driver's license

To get a leaner's license you need to satisfy the following eligibility criteria.

You need to be older than 16 years to obtain a driving license for a 50 cc motorcycle without gears. If you are aged between 16 and 18 years, you would also require a declaration from your parents or guardians expressing their approval that should be submitted to the concerned authorities.

To get driving license for any other geared bikes or any light motor vehicle you shouldbe at least 18 yeras old.

You need to submit produce a fitness certificate authorised by a registered medical practitioner if you are over 50 year old.
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