Order of the High Court of Uttarakhand regarding overloading of buses leading to accidents, 04/07/2018
Order of the High Court of Uttarakhand regarding overloading of buses leading to accidents. High Court notes that the overloaded buses plied by the corporation or by the private owners are visible on road but even then, they are not challaned.
High Court directs the officers of the Transport Department and Uttarakhand Road Transport Corporation to check out every transport vehicle plying in the State of Uttarakhand to arrest the menace of overloading around the clock. The officers concerned shall also ensure that transport vehicles do not ply in neutral. All the Hon. Members of the Bar Associations, throughout the State of Uttarakhand are permitted to point out the overloading in the buses, vans, jeeps, trucks, tempo, more particularly, school buses, to the concerned authorities in writing or on telephone including by way of whatsapp, e-mail, twitter etc.