Jammu, Dec 04: In a bid to overcome overloading in passenger vehicles and ensure safety of passengers, Traffic Police City Jammu has launched punitive legal action and registered FIR against the drivers, who facilitate the overloading and put the life of passengers in danger.
On the basis of a complaint, the driver of a vehicle bearing registration number JK02BJ-9776 was found carrying excess number of passengers in as well as outside the vehicle, thereby endangering the life of the passengers as well as the commuters.
A case under FIR number 505/2023 under section 279/336 IPC P/S Nagrota was registered against the delinquent driver for overloading and negligence and the vehicle was seized.
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) SSP Traffic City, Jammu has appealed the general public that they should not board in the overloaded passenger vehicles and inform the concerned Traffic Authority if any passenger vehicle is found indulging in overloading.
The general public is also advised to strictly follow traffic rules and be a part of smooth traffic regulation for their own safety. Further, it is reiterated that violators shall be dealt strictly in case of non-adherence to the traffic rules.