Pune RTO seizes 52 school vehicles for flouting norms
52 school vehicles were seized and a fine of Rs 1,23,300 was collected from thempune Updated: Nov 04, 2017 15:19 IST
RTO officials said that the drive was conducted on November 2 and November 3, during which 350 vehicles were checked.
Deputy regional transport officer, Sanjay Raut, said, "Out of 350 vehicles 75 were found flouting norms. School vehicles are supposed to have a contract with the concerned schools which many did not. Many vehicles were also not following the school vehicle safety norms while many others were found carrying students exceeding the vehicle capacity. Some vehicles did not have fitness certificates and valid school bus vehicle permits."
He added that during the drive 52 school vehicles were seized and a fine of Rs 1,23,300 was collected from them.