Fatal Accident of Junglighat; Transport Department takes Stringent action

Port Blair, Dec 12: A fatal accident took place on 11.12.2018 involving the Stage Carriage Bus bearing registration No. AN 01 A 2112 which resulted in the death of an innocent road user.

A release issued by Deputy Director Transport today said that such incidents not only result in the loss of life but inflict an unforgettable grief to the family of the deceased.

“It is high time that stringent actions are taken against the irresponsible Bus Operators and crew members. Transport Department is committed towards zero tolerance towards such accidents due to rash & negligent driving and violation of traffic rules & norms,” the release said.

In order to give a clear and firm message to the irresponsible Bus Operators/ crew members & the violators of traffic norms/ rules, the Transport Department has taken some stringent actions viz the Drivers has been disqualified from holding a driving license and driving the motor vehicles of any class for a period of one year w.e.f 12.12.2018.
The Stage Carriage Permit of the Bus bearing registration No. AN 01 A 2112 has been suspended for a period of one year.
Action has been initiated for cancellation of the permit of the Stage Carriage Bus bearing registration No. AN 01 A 2112 and the Department is also examining the possibility to cancel all the route permits of the concerned owner.
All the Owners/Operators of the Motor Vehicles especially the Stage Carriage Buses have been advised by Transport Department to show a sense of responsibility towards the other road users. Strict actions shall be taken by the Administration for any such kind of violations.

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