E-way bill fa­cil­i­tates faster travel

Commercial Vehicle - - CONTENTS -

Trans­porters and driv­ers are fi­nally start­ing to speak about their e-way bill ex­pe­ri­ence. Com­pared to the long time it took to cross state bor­ders, of­ten stretch­ing for hours to­gether, the im­ple­men­ta­tion of e-way bill is fa­cil­i­tat­ing an easy travel through state bor­ders. The big hur­dle of state sales tax of­fi­cials clear­ing the doc­u­ments no longer ex­ists, men­tion driv­ers. There have been in­stances of state sales tax of­fi­cials ask­ing to see the e-way bills, but these are rare and of­ten ac­com­pa­nied by quick clear­ance. Rather than face ha­rass­ment at state bor­ders, driv­ers are now com­plain­ing about trans­port de­part­ment of­fi­cials and lo­cal traf­fic po­lice ha­rass­ment un­der one pre­text or the other. Fly­ing squads said a driver on the con­di­tion of not men­tion­ing his name, flag down trucks, of­ten lead­ing to an amount of de­lay.

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