SPECIAL DRIVE AGAINST AUTORICKSHAWS; 104 AUTORICKSHAW DRIVERS BOOKED, 10 SEIZED)
Srinagar: Autorickshaw drivers have to install mechanical digital meter (a digital meter in working condition showing fare & distance or an electric digital meter, which is an opinion of the Transport Commissioner complies with the provisions of Rule 151 Motor Vehicle Act.) and have to wear “Khaki uniform or grey shirt & Khaki pent depending upon the choice as conveyed by Transport Commissioner J&K Srinagar vide notification No. TC/JK/MV/2007/2700 dated 13.06.2007.
In order to make sure that Autorickshaw drivers install the mechanical digital meter and wear a proper uniform; Traffic Police City Srinagar yesterday on 06th of March-2018 held a special drive & booked 104 Autorickshaw drivers for plying without mechanical digital meters & seized 10 Autorickshaws without documents. Out of the 104 booked Autorickshaws, 88 were fined and 16 were given court challan and a fine to the tune of Rs. 9600/= were collected from the violators.
All the Autorickshaw drivers have to install mechanical digital meter & have to wear a proper uniform as per the Transport Commissioner & State Transport Authority J&K Srinagar notifications, otherwise, legal action under law against the violators shall continue.
Sh. Tahir Saleem Khan
Sr. Supdtt. of Police,
Traffic City Srinagar.