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Is sharing cost on personal vehicles legal?

Share it on   Ridesharing (or Carpooling, Bikepooling) is one of the noblest idea and at RideAlly, we have been promoting it from year 2013. Thanks to huge traffic and pollution problems (or no thanks), focus of Bengaluru Traffic Police (BTP), Odd-even rule at Delhi, Shared cabs from Ola/Uber and awareness in overall ecosystem, ridesharing has increased in last 1-2 years. We do see that many of us share our personal vehicles while commuting to office or going for long distances which is great as it helps in reducing traffic/pollution, one makes new friends and overall, journey becomes better. Same… Continue Reading…


Can you earn by sharing personal vehicles?

Share it on You might have read the news that Mr. Nitin Nair was penalised by Mumbai cops for sharing his personal car with strangers. Read more at goo.gl/VNFxH9 It is in larger interest of our society that we are discussing about it. Law seems to be ambiguous on ride-sharing on personal vehicles however many carpool apps do provide features where one can share cost (not make profits). Usually, all of these apps restrict users to share cost within the range of fuel/maintenance cost. In stricter terms, Motor Vehicle Act (1988) states that personal car cannot be used for HIRE or… Continue Reading…


“I’m The Traffic” instead “I’m In The Traffic”

Share it on Abstract Bengaluru and many other large cities are facing huge crisis in terms of traffic and pollution. In this article, we are trying to highlight the fact that citizens need to take control in their hands instead of waiting for a miracle to happen. Citizens need to understand that “I’m The Traffic” instead “I’m in the traffic”. We are analyzing how bad the situation is, what are the options available, how much dependent we can be on Govt, how number of vehicles are increasing day by day, our research and analysis over last 6 months on Tech… Continue Reading…


RideAlly connects odd-even vehicle owners

Share it on   Watch video on a Solution to reduce pollution and traffic in large cities.. Delhi Govt has come up with a rule that odd number cars will not run on even days of the month and even number cars will not run on odd days of the month from January 01, 2016. This rule has come due to high pollution in Delhi city due to which even kids are affected with respiratory diseases however it is for sure going to add inconvenience to car owners. Please read more at my open letter to Kejriwal ji and Delhites on… Continue Reading…


Surge in sharing rides to workplace

Share it on   Let me share a good news that we have seen a surge in users who are going to their workplaces in shared way, post Bengaluru Traffic Police’s support to RideAlly. Some has adopted carpooling or bikepooling and others are sharing taxis to their workplaces. Many users have shared their positive experiences with us. We did analyze that why do we see surge of users? We believe that users feel more safe and secure due to the specific features in place. While we ensure that enough measures are in place, users should also follow guidelines for smooth travel experience. Some… Continue Reading…


RideAlly is supported by Bengaluru Traffic Police to enable Carpooling

Share it on       (In above photo, Founder/CEO of RideAlly, Hariprakash Agrawal is with Addl Commissioner of Police, Dr M A Saleem and Smt V Manjula, IAS, Principal Secretary, IT-BT.) On Oct 21, 2015, Bengaluru Traffic Police (BTP) launched Carpooling campaign and it was well announced by Addl. Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Dr. Saleem on twitter on Oct 21, 2015, “Car pooling campaign will be launched today at 4 PM. Please adopt car pooling to reduce congestion and journey time.” Do read the blog on Traffic Police at Bengaluru promotes Carpooling to understand how Traffic Police has taken the initiative to reduce… Continue Reading…


Traffic Police at Bengaluru promotes Carpooling

Share it on It has been many years that many of us started to talk about carpooling or ridesharing to reduce traffic congestion and reach faster to the destination. It has many benefits however it has not been very successful due to trust, safety and security issues. Many entrepreneurs took initiative to enable carpooling but have been burning their cash/time without much success. Same time, Traffic has been increasing constantly in all major cities and time to commute is increasing day by day. In all this chaos, Its heartening to note that Traffic police of Bengaluru idecided to promote carpooling… Continue Reading…


RideAlly most used location

Share it on We just thought to provide glimpses of the maximum searches done or rides created on RideAlly. The most rides are searched in Hyderabad and Bangalore cities while other cities are catching up. The most searched locations in Hyderabad and Bangalore are: Hyderabad Airport Madhapur Microsoft ICICI Bank Miyapur Lingampally Secunderabad Kukatpally Mindspace/ Raheja IT park Infosys Gachibowli Banjara Hills Chanda Nagar Secunderabad Kondapur Aparna Cyber Commune My Home Jewel Bangalore Airport HSR layout Whitefield BTM Layout ITPL Marathahalli Koramangala MG Road Railway Station Citrix Office Sarjapur Junction Silkboard and many more places in Hyderabad and Bangalore. RideAlly… Continue Reading…


RideAlly @ IIIT Hyderabad R&D Showcase Event

Share it on IIIT Hyderabad R&D Showcase Event R&D Showcase event was 2 days event to showcase various research activities done at IITH and Startups working in CiE and Launchpad of IITH. It was wonderful experience to be part of this event and we got chance to resolve various myths of Ride Sharing to diverse groups of visitors. Visitors included: Journalist from various local news papers/ tv channels, Etv/ Eenadu/ Gemeni / Sakshi Principal/ Lecturer/ students from various engineering college of AP/Bangalore Employees from Microsoft/Amazon/ ISB/ Blackberry/ TCS, Qualcomm and various other companies folks. APTransco Govt. employees. Some pretty interesting… Continue Reading…


New RideAlly APP and Website Release

Share it on Today, we released new Android App and Website. What’s New: Find rides in your city or your neighbor with single click. Create a Ride in less than 20 seconds using templates. Offer and Need rides in different colors so you can find which one to use Selecting location using MAP so one can select location which are not there in Google places any where in India Shared Rides with your friends on Email/FB/ WhatApp Recurrent Rides SMS Reminder Any Many More… Check out the Android App and Website now. Our team is working hard to get many more new things to make your… Continue Reading…