Responsibilities
Road Transport Administration Department

Prescribed  Laws and Rules

1.     Laws, Rules and Regulations enforced within 1914 to 1995 are as follows:

(a) India Motor Vehicle Act (1914)

(b) Myanmar Motor Vehicle Rules (1915)

(c) Myanmar Hired Vehicle Rules (1935)

(d) Road and Inland Water Transport Law (1963)

(e) 1964 Motor Vehicle Law (The Chairman of Revolutionary Council enacted it  by law No.17 in 1964)

(f) 1989 Motor Vehicle Rules (The Ministry of Transport and Communications made this rule by Notification

No.1/89)

(g) Rules and Regulations for Registration of Vehicles and Issuing of Driving Licence (1994)

Application of ‘Keep to Right Principle’

2.     At the Government of Revolutionary Council, ‘Keep to Right Principle’ was started to apply as an important amendment in traffic movement. To implement that principle, the coordinating meeting was held in 27, October, 1969. At that meeting, ‘Keep to Right Central Coordinating Committee’’ was established. That committee  made the detail arrangements to implement that  principle in the whole country. At 6 am of Sunday on 6 December 1970, “Keep to Right Principle” was started to practise in Myanmar.

No
Type Of Vehicle
To 1988
Till Now
Progress
1 NO. of Vehicle
(i) Private Car
62646 272018 209372
(ii) Truck (Light Duty)
9054
29178
20124
(iii) Truck (Heavy Duty)
29992
40307
10315
(iv) Passenger Car
9145
19455
10310
(v) Other
2946
17136
14190
Total
113783
378094
264311
2
Two Wheelers
30085
3107193
3077108
3
Three Wheelers
2229
34250
32021
4
Trawlergi
452
35614
35162
Total
32766
3177057
3144291
5
Heavy Machine
-
689
689
(1+5)Total
146549
3555840
3409291
6
Driving Licence
'A' to 'G' Licence
52969
2670612
2617643