Bhopal: As many as errant 57 bus drivers were found flouting traffic in city on Monday. Initiating action against them, BCLL called up the errant drivers and informing them about the traffic rule violation, slapped penalty on them. According to Bhopal city link limited (BCLL), director, Kewal Mishra the bus drivers were earlier warned strict action if found repeating the offence.
This time we have imposed a fine of Rs 1000 on drivers who were spotted driving negligently, he added. BCLL is also keeping an eye on low-floor buses plying on city roads in wake of fatal accidents in last few days.. Recently, in a day span, a woman was killed and a man had sustained injuries in separate accidents involving these buses and the demands were raised demanding inquiry against the lax bus drivers. Taking cognizance of the incidents, the BCLL decided to keep a tab on the errant drivers. A notice was also sent to the operators who are working with BCLL and running the low-floor buses.