Arunachal Pradesh: Govt. asks DTO’s to cancel permit of tourist buses not operating in state!

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Itanagar June 12 : Arunachal government has decided to cancel the permit of all tourist buses registered with them, but not operating in the state.

The decision is likely to affect private travel agencies operating vehicles in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana that acquire national permits from Arunachal and Nagaland.

According to information, Arunachal Pradesh Transport Commissioner has informed all the DTOs to cancel the registration of tourist buses/sleeper coaches in Arunachal that are operating their vehicles in other states (Andhra Pradesh and Telangana) in violation of the Central Motor Vehicle (CMV) Act, 1986 and Central Motor Vehicle Act, 1989.

In a second letter, he also ordered the cancellation of national permits to such vehicles.

The registration of the vehicles had been done without physical inspection as mandated under Section 44 of the CMV Act, 1988 besides violation of the norm that insisted on verification of the address as required under Section 40 of the CMV Act, 1988 and Rule 47, 1989, and prescribed dimensions of the motor vehicles under the CMTV Rule 93 and 128, 1989.

DTOs have been instructed immediately to cancel the registrations of such tourist/sleeper vehicles in their jurisdictions and direct their owners to report these vehicles to the nearest police stations.

Source: Internet Sources