A new press note has been published by Ministry of Road Transport and Highways having changes in total weight carried by different types of truck according to their strength of tyre and axle.
more details about it is given below in press note
*S.O. 3467(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 58 of the Motor Vehicles Act,
1988 (59 of 1988), and in supersession of the notification of the Government of India in the erstwhile Ministry of
Surface Transport (Transport Wing), number S.O. 728(E) dated the 18th October, 1996, the Central Government hereby
notifies the maximum safe axle weight of each axle type in relation to the transport vehicles (other than motor cabs),
having regard to the size, nature and number of tyres, as under :—