5 illmaintained buses unfit for city roads struck off by Kol Police

first_imgKolkata: In a major stride towards safety on city roads, the traffic department of Kolkata Police has already struck off five private buses that have been identified as unfit to ply. The step is a part of Kolkata Police’s recent drive to hunt down old and ill-maintained vehicles in the city that pose life risk to the passengers riding on them.”We have made a list of some of the extremely poorly maintained vehicles and the maximum of them are buses. We have submitted the list to the state Transport department urging them to take necessary steps to make them fit to ply on city roads. They have assured us of action,” said Sumit Kumar, Deputy Commissioner (Traffic). According to a senior official, the officials are checking all parameters that includes visual condition of the body of the vehicle, condition of tyres, passenger boarding steps, handles, rear view mirrors and the ‘braking system.’last_img

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