The Motor Vehicles Department cancelled the fitness certificate of another 260 stage carriers on Sunday for removing the speed governor mandatory on board or tampering with the gadget to make it ineffective in checking speeding. On Saturday, 309 stage carriers were stripped of the certificates.
The private bus operators are on the warpath following the State-wide drive launched at the initiative of Transport Commissioner Rishi Raj Singh.
Stage carriers from Thiruvananthapuram and Kollam do not figure on the list of cancellation.
The highest number — 101 — of fitness certificates cancelled on the second day of the drive was in Kottayam, followed by 36 in Vadakara, 25 in Thrissur and 17 in Alappuzha.