Kerala Motor Vehicles Department tightens Checking at check posts

Kerala Motor Vehicles Department tightens Checking at check posts

The Department of Motor Vehicles has tightened control at check posts following the expansion of COVID. The main restrictions are on the borders. All vehicles must comply with COVID guidelines. Do not allow non-vehicles to cross the border.

Police Checking in Check Post
Police Checking in Check Post

Make sure vehicles have sanitizers, masks, and gloves on. Motor Vehicle Department officials should inspect all vehicles. Passengers’ body temperature should be checked with a thermal scanner. Do not cross the border if the temperature is high.

The Department of Motor Vehicles has also been directed to keep a record of the destination of the passengers in the vehicle. COVID logbook will also be mandatory in vehicles. Passenger details and travel destinations should be recorded in the COVID Log Book.

Check Post Checking
Check Post Checking

COVID also tightened precautionary guidelines on taxis in the state. In the auto taxi and stage garage buses, the driver and passenger must be separated by a plastic sheet or an acrylic sheet. A logbook containing passenger information and travel information was made mandatory. It is mandatory to write the phone number and address of the passenger. The inspection of the Department of Motor Vehicles will be strengthened to see if the instructions are being followed. The police also checked whether motorists and passengers wore masks as a precautionary measure against COVID-19 spread.

Health Department staff were also posted at these places to collect details of persons who enter the district and also to lift their swab samples if required. Those who enter the district with e-pass were asked to remain in strict home quarantine for 14 days.