Transport Department, Government of Assam is the gurdian of implementation of M.V.Act, 1988 as ammended and rules thereunder.
Registration of vehicles and licencing of Drivers is the responsibility of the Department. The objective of the department is
to regulate transport services and to maintain road safety measures also. This Department also contribute a handsome amount
of revenue to the state exchequer which has been increasing every year. A number of schemes have been taken up in the interest
of general public and also services are to be provided for rural connectivity.
ROAD SAFETY SIGNAGE AND SIGNS
Traffic signs and road markings are silent speakers to the road users. Every road user should know the marking and signs on the road and the meaning there of.
Many different traffic signs are to be seen on the roads. They give advance information about road conditions ahead. Road markings also give orders, warning or
guidance to drivers or riders. Learn the meaning of these signs and markings and look out for them when on the road. You will not then be surprised by a bend,
a one-way street or a junction ahead. Good drivers and riders are always prepared.
These signs are used to inform road users of certain laws and regulations to provide safety and free flow of traffic. These include all signs which give notice
of special obligation, prohibition or restrictions with which the road user must comply. The violation of these signs is a legal offence. Some of the signs, which
fall under this category, are provided as follows.
These signs are used to warn the road users of the existence of certain hazardous condition either on or adjacent to the roadway, so that the motorists are cautious
and take the desired action. Some of the signs, which fall under this category, are provided as follows.
These signs are used to guide road users along routes, inform them about destination and distance, identify points of geographical and historical interest and provide
other information that will make the road travel easier, safe and pleasant.