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Cancellation of Vehicle Record

All vehicle owners are requested/reminded to renew/update your vehicle documents and keep it up to date all the times. Those Vehicle Registration Certificates which has not been renewed for more than two years shall be cancelled from the system. The cancelled list shall be forwarded to Traffic Division, Royal Bhutan Police for strict compliance.

Therefore, please check your Vehicle documents and renew it before it is late. Further, registration of new vehicles in the name of defaulting owners shall not be entertained in future.

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Annual Performance Agreement signed


The Annual Performance Agreement (APA) for 2016-2017 financial year was signed on 4th August, 2016 between Hon'ble Minister and Hon'ble Secretary, MoIC. Subsequently Hon'ble Secretary signed the APA with the its five Department heads (DITT,RSTA,DoIM,DoAT and BCAA).

Hon'ble Minister instructed all officials of MoIC to put in extra effort to achieve all stated APA goals for which both Hon'ble Minister and Hon'ble Secretary shall be providing full support. The Minster also stated that team work is very essential for MoIC to achieve all of its stated APA goal. The Hon'ble Secretary also reminded the importance of achieving all the committed target by being specific on target indicators. He also informed that APA shall also however be used as a tool to evaluate individual performance.

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Construction of kamji Bridge completed

Construction of Kamji Bridge has completed. The route has been opened for traffic from 6.00 PM today (30/07/2016) for light vehicles and Passenger buses only. Heavy vehicles shall have to use Pasakha bypass until the site gets stabilized. 

Bolero's and other pickup Vehicles with heavy load shall also have to use the Pasakha bypass until further notice.

RSTA request all to corporate to make our roads safe to travel.

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RSTA System shall be down

Road safety and transport authority (RSTA) shall be upgrading its existing Vehicle Registration and Driver licensing system. In this regard, RSTA shall be migrating its system to new platform.

Therefore, RSTA shall not be doing any transaction regarding Vehicle and Driver License on 29th July 2016 till 31st July 2016 where 30th and 31st fall on week end. We request all our clients to complete your transaction before the given date to avoid complications in future.

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High Taxi fare

It has been learnt that many taxi's and other vehicles are ferrying travelers/passengers at very high fare/rate than the approved one at this difficult and risky road conditions. RSTA would like to inform all that, RSTA and Traffic police has put in Officers at all the block sites to ensure proper flow of traffic and safety of all. Together, we will also be inspecting fare imposed on passengers. All are advised to corporate and help each other at this difficult situation and avoid un-necessary incident.

RSTA would like to request all travellers to report on charging of excess fares to RSTA or Traffic Police along with the Taxi Registration Number at mobile Nos.17619720, Chief RTO,RSTA,Thimphu, 17714007, Chief RTO,RSTA, Pling, 17170202, RTO, RSTA, Monggar, 16913086 RTO, RSTA S/jongkhar and 17844788 RTO, RSTA, Gelephu and 17744402, CTO, RSTA (Hq)) or you can also call 17800394 OC,RBP Gedu 176114412 OC Tsimasham and 17808080 OC Traffic Pling). 

RSTA would also like to request Taxi Operators not to take advantage of the situation by charging excessive fares. RSTA and Traffic has already imposed fines on 7 taxis involved in such acts. It is a time to render whatever possible help we can to each other, not to take advantage of those who are in need.



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Road block

Road Safety and Transport Authority would like to inform all general public that due to heavy rainfall during monsoon, there are several road blocks, falling boulders and landslides at several locations along the high way.

There fore all are advised to restrain travel as far as possible for the safety of all. 

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