MVD recovers Rs 1.05 lakh fine from traffic, SoP violators

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REASI: Acting tough on complaints of overcharging of fare & overloading in Taxi/Maxi cabs, Assistant Regional Transport Officer Reasi, Rajesh Gupta along with his team conducted extensive checking of vehicles from Katra to Domail on Saturday.
During the inspection drive, Rajesh Gupta enquired from passengers about the fare being charged and also held a meeting with drivers, public and their elected representatives to sort out issues regarding transport facilities in their respective areas. He assured people that strict action as warranted under norms of Motor Vehicles Act will be initiated against offenders.
During the checking, the team challaned 18 vehicles for violation of MVA, 96 vehicles for other violations and recovered an amount of Rs 1,05,000. ARTO also sensitised drivers about MVA norms, COVID-19 SoPs and urged them to follow guidelines to ensure their safety against deadly virus.