10 illegal vehicles ferrying schoolchildren seized

10 illegal vehicles ferrying schoolchildren seized

10 illegal vehicles ferrying schoolchildren seized

To ensure safety of schoolchildren, the enforcement wing of the Transport department on Saturday launched a crackdown against illegal school vehicles in the city.

The authorities checked several vehicles and seized 10 belonging to Cambridge School in Vijayanagar as they  were operating without permit. Narendra Holkar, Joint Commissioner of Transport (Bangalore Urban & Rural) said private vehicles plying without adopting safety guidelines are considered illegal.

He said strict action will be initiated against such vehicles and even their registration can be cancelled. The drive to seize such vehicles would continue for a few more days and special teams have been formed for the purpose. He advised parents to take utmost care while choosing vehicles to send their kids to schools. 

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