ASP (Traffic) directs taxi drivers to ensure strict abidance of regulations

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 08 Jul 2018 10:19:41


Staff Reporter,


VIJAY Agrawal, ASP (Traffic) chaired the meeting of taxi drivers and directed them for ensuring strict abidance of traffic regulations and other mandatory norms. Vijay Pandey, ASP (City); Shrikant Verma, Additional RTO officer; Satish Thakur, Dy SP (Traffic) and the office bearers from various taxi drivers’ association attended the meeting, held at Police Control Room, Bhilai on Saturday.

While addressing the meeting, ASP (Traffic), Vijay Agrawal directed the taxi drivers for carrying permit papers, license, fitness certificates and vehicle insurance papers while plying taxi. He directed them that passengers safety is ought to be the top priority and they should strictly avoid allowing passengers beyond the sitting capacity of the vehicles. He also instructed them for not plying taxi while under influence of any kind of addictive substance and for always playing taxi while wearing the uniform. He warned them of stern legal action against the erring taxi driver if found under influence of liquor or other intoxicants while plying taxi.

In the course of meeting, ASP (Traffic), Agrawal issued instructions for the taxi drivers for even not allowing antisocial elements in their taxi by increasing acquaintance with them and passing immediately the information to police in case of any criminal activity they happened to learn about.