RTA warns transporters

The staff concerned have been directed to check overcharging and overloading of passengers in public transport


APP January 01, 2019
The staff concerned have been directed to check overcharging and overloading of passengers in public transport. PHOTO: FILE

RAWALPINDI: Regional Transport Authority (RTA) on Monday warned the transporters to avoid overcharging fares from the commuters else strict action would be taken against the rules violators.

RTA Secretary Khalid Yameen Satti said stern action would be taken against the transporters found overcharging and overloading the passengers. The staff concerned have been directed to check overcharging and overloading of passengers in public transport. The checking would be carried out randomly at different places, he added.

The transporters especially after suspension of gas supply to the CNG stations had started charging exorbitant fares on some routes, he said adding, and the checking would be carried out randomly at different places.

Published in The Express Tribune, January 1st, 2019.

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