Recent ban on bike taxi services

Feb 22, 2023
  • Author(s) : Aakanksha Joshi
  • Bike taxis have hit yet another roadblock. The Delhi Transport department became the latest government body to put a stop to bike taxi services after Meghalaya, Karnataka & Maharashtra. But, why are State governments disallowing bike taxi services?

    The ban is rooted in Motors Vehicles Act, 1988 which prevents vehicles having a non-transport or a private registration number to carry out commercial operations.

    Aakanksha Joshi, Partner Economic Laws Practice (ELP) shares her views on the recent ban on bike taxi services in an interview with the Business Standard.

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