Back to top Refresh page
Trinidad and Tobago
GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
gov.tt logo
Follow us on Facebook Icon Follow us on Twitter Icon Follow us on YouTube Icon Follow us on Google+ Icon

Ministry of Works & Transport

Comments Re: Policy for the Amendment of the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Act, Ch. 48:50

The Ministry of Works and Transport (MOWT) bears the responsibility for the continued development and implementation of traffic law enforcement measures and strategies for the regulation of road use and promotion of road safety in Trinidad and Tobago. An assessment of the current legislation, underscores the necessity of implementing practical and modern amendments to the current Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Act, Ch. 48:50, towards engendering greater responsibility of motorists on the nation’s roads. Additionally, the Ministry proposes to have the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic (Enforcement and Administration) Act, Ch. 48:52 repealed and anchored into the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Act, Ch. 48:50, in line with the Motor Vehicle and Road Traffic Bill 2016. As such, the implementation of a Demerit Points System is proposed by the Ministry which would allow for demerit points to be ascribed to a person’s driver’s license, where a driver was issued with a fixed penalty notice, or convicted by a Court for a traffic violation under the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Act, Ch. 48:50.

The public is invited to review the policy document and submit comments to the Ministry of Works and Transport.

Please download the following document then supply comments if you so desire:

Download Here


Comments
 
 
Report Issue
Click Here for Instructions
Issue Type *
Location *
Road *
Other Road
Description *
Image
Subscribe for SMS Alerts
For non-bmobile users.
Mobile No.
Email
Bmobile users text 'info' to subscribe and 'end' to unsubscribe to 6694.
Legislation

Copyright © 2014 Ministry of Works and Transport, Corner Richmond and London Streets, Port-of-Spain | Republic of Trinidad and Tobago