Reasi: On receiving complaints of overcharging of fare, the Assistant Regional Transport Officer Reasi, Rajesh Gupta, along with his team, today conducted checking of commercial vehicles on the 33 KM Reasi to Tote Road.
During the inspection, the ARTO inquired from the passengers about the fare being charged and also held a meeting with the public and their elected representatives to sort out the issues regarding the transport in their area. He assured the public that strict action as per the norms of the Motor Vehicles Act shall be initiated against the offenders for overcharging of fare.
The ARTO also sensitised the drivers about Motor vehicle Act and urged upon them to follow the traffic rules to ensure their safety as well as the safety of passengers.
He said that violation of traffic rules leads to road accidents resulting in hundreds of casualties on a daily basis and added that adherence to the rules can avert most of the road accidents besides making commutation hassle free.