Staff Reporter

ERODE: The Madras High Court has issued directions regulating plying of autorickshaws the same shall be implemented strictly, says a press release that was issued by the Regional Transport Office, Erode.

The release, quoting the directions, says auto rickshaws shall not carry more than the permitted seating capacity; make alterations in the vehicle to accommodate more passengers, allow a conductor to travel with the driver, stop and pick up passengers at least 200 m from bus stops and shall park vehicles only in designated places.

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The press release further says all Regional Transport Officers will implement the directions and warns of stringent action against those violating the directions.

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