HC orders Govt to fit Speed Governors for vehicles

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Bangalore, Sep 16(UNI) Karnataka High Court has ordered the State Government to register transport vehicles only after fitment of Speed Governors as prescribed in its notifications issued earlier.

A release here today said Karnataka Commissioner for Transport, Bhaskar Rao had stated that with the High Court order it is mandatory for all the transport vehicles to be fitted with Speed Governor in this month.

Mr Rao said stern action would be taken against erring vehicle owners.

It may be recalled that transport operators in the State had resorted to agitation earlier against the use of Speed Governor.

Reacting to the High Court order on the issue, Karnataka Transporters Association President Shanmugappa said the movement of vehicles in the State will be halted from October one, as it would be well-nigh impossible to fit the Speed Governor to the transport vehicles.

The Association representatives will meet Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa to find a solutions to the problem, he added.


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