Road rules & regulations Mauritius

Police Hunt Fumigants Vehicles and Noisy Motorcycles from Tuesday

Vehicle owners who do not respect the environment have to behave themselves. Indeed, from Tuesday, the environmental police will proceed against the owners of those vehicles and smoke motorcycles whose exhaust emits loud noises.

21 Jan 2014, motors.mega.mu

Nouveau Règlement Routier: De Nombreux Gilets Pas Aux Norms

«J’ai entendu dire qu’il faut porter un gilet. J’en ai acheté un très vite. Je pense qu’il n’est pas aux normes», lance un motocycliste. Comme lui, de nombreux utilisateurs de deux-roues portent des gilets réfléchissants -obligatoires depuis le 1er janvier -qui ne sont pas aux normes établies. Ils risquent une amende de Rs 1 000.

05 Jan 2014, motors.mega.mu

Motocyclette : Survêtement de Haute Visibilité Obligatoire

Les Road Traffic (Use of High Visibility Clothing) Regulations entreront en vigueur à partir du 1er janvier 2014. Les nouveaux réglements stipulent que les conducteurs doivent nécessairement porter des survêtements de haute visibilité à la tombée de la nuit pour éviter tout risque d’accidents.

28 Nov 2013, motors.mega.mu

Prohibition to Use Phones On the Street: Government Backtracked

The government backtracked. It will not go ahead with legislation to prohibit pedestrians to use their mobile phone in areas of traffic. Ben Bentipilly, Adviser to Prime Minister's Office in road safety, confirmed on Radio More Saturday, November 23.

24 Nov 2013, motors.mega.mu

Law Banning Cellphone - Ben Buntipilly: "This is Mainly to Protect Pedestrians"

Prime Minister’s Advisor on road safety, looks at the controversy caused by the announcement of the ban cell phone use in pedestrian traffic areas.

24 Nov 2013, motors.mega.mu

Conduire Légalement sans Permis : Les Incohérences du Permis Moto

Alors qu’ils sont les plus vulnérables, les motards n’ont pas besoin de passer leur permis de conduire pour prendre la route. De plus, une fois le permis décroché avec une 125 cc, il est possible de passer aux grosses cylindrées sans prendre aucune leçon pratique. Les autorités annoncent des mesures correctives.

31 Oct 2013, motors.mega.mu

Drivers Undergo Medical Tests to Ensure They are Still Fit to Drive

Drivers will soon undergo medical tests to make sure they do not have any disease that can be life as well as the passengers in danger.

19 Sep 2013, motors.mega.mu

Breathalyzer: "There Is No Denial That Takes"

When the police ask a motorist to submit to a breathalyzer test, "there is no denial that takes." Moreover, the refusal to submit to alcohol testing is severely punished, and drinking and driving can lead to suspension of driving license for at least eight months and cancellation of license for repeat offenses.

30 Jul 2013, motors.mega.mu

Cough Syrup while Driving: Can We Refuse a Breathalyzer?

In this winter season, the flu affects many people. Among the most common symptoms, there is coughing. To remedy this, doctors prescribe syrup, as was the case for Richard Duval.

25 Jul 2013, motors.mega.mu

Using ‘fast lane’: Understanding How Not to Lose Points

Many motorists are raised to have sentenced to penalty points on their license for using the ‘fast lane’, once called the 'fast lane'. They plead ignorance. However, the law of 2002. Since the introduction of penalty points, the challenges multiply. Confusion or refusal to follow instructions?

13 Jun 2013, motors.mega.mu

Autoroute : le ‘Fast Lane’ Utilisable dans Six Cas Spécifiques

Depuis l’introduction du permis à points il y a deux semaines, 135 automobilistes ont été sanctionnés pour non respect de la ‘lane discipline’. La majorité d’entre eux, précise l’inspecteur Mohit Rama du Traffic Branch, roulait sur le ‘Fast Lane’, alors que la voie de gauche était libre.

26 May 2013, motors.mega.mu

Road Traffic Act : Le Permis à Points en Vigueur depuis Vendredi

Le permis à points est en vigueur depuis ce matin. Selon l’inspecteur Ramah de la Traffic Branch, il faudra attendre demain pour avoir les premiers chiffres en vue d’analyser son impact sur les automobilistes. « Selman, nou finn konstate ki bann kondikter pe paret bon zenfan… », a-t-il déclaré.

11 May 2013, motors.mega.mu

Permis A Points — Entrée En Vigueur Vendredi: Concession pour les Taxis Marrons

Modification majeure : l’infraction (6-8 points) « using a motor vehicle, bus, contract bus […] without a public service vehicle licence » est rayée

09 May 2013, motors.mega.mu

From Midnight Tonight: Penalty, Point by Point

The Penalty Point System comes into force this Friday, May 10 In case of violation, drivers may penalty points. Exceed 15 points leads a "disqualification of the driver."

09 May 2013, motors.mega.mu

Points System in Effect from Friday

This is final. There will be no further extension, or new reference let alone further consultations. The penalty point system comes into force this Friday, May 10 Anil Bachoo reaffirmed Wednesday.

09 May 2013, motors.mega.mu

Driving While Intoxicated: The Supreme Court Reversed Seven Rulings on Appeal

In total, the Supreme Court should hear eight cases on appeal, including a conviction and seven acquittals at trial.

05 May 2013, motors.mega.mu

Penalty Points Will Came Into Force on May 10

The system of penalty points shall enter into force on May 10 The 60 "speed cameras" installed across the country will also be operational from that date.

05 May 2013, motors.mega.mu

Speed Limiters: How Effective Are They?

There was a staunch resistance from heavy vehicles owners when government first announced its intention to introduce speed limiters in 2010.

26 Apr 2013, motors.mega.mu

DLC: 15 Points Exceeded - Roobesh Ramanjooloo : “The License Suspended at Least Six Months”

The demerit points come into force on 1 April 2013. Thus, with this new regulation, a driver must have with him his driving license and his " Driving Licence Counterpart”. Recently, two people were arrested for fake driving license. What could they? Explanations with Mr Roobesh Ramanjooloo.

30 Mar 2013, motors.mega.mu

Road Safety: The Fire Extinguisher Must Be Placed Near the Driver's Seat

Confusion about the exact location of the fire extinguisher must be stored in a vehicle. Some motorists keep their fire pump in the trunk. They would benefit from reflex change, or else the tickets!

26 Mar 2013, motors.mega.mu

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