Kalyan-Dombivali RTO fines 250 rickshaw drivers for flouting rules

Abhitash SinghUpdated: Friday, August 19, 2022, 11:44 AM IST
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Thane: The RTO officials from Kalyan-Dombivali municipal limits took action against 250 auto-rickshaw drivers for flouting the traffics and safety rules, collecting fines to the tune of Rs 2,60,000 during a special 30-day drive that began in July.

Offences included not having a valid driving license, permit, badge and uniforms. “We inspected around 350 autorickshaw drivers during the drive,” said Vinod Salvi, regional transport officer in-charge, Kalyan sub-regional transport department. There are more than 12,000 licensed auto-rickshaws plying in the region.

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