License of driver responsible for death of Imam suspended

Port Blair
13 Dec 2018

A fatal accident took place on Tuesday involving a Stage Carriage Bus bearing registration No. AN 01 A 2112 which resulted in the death of an innocent road user. Such incidents not only result in the loss of life but inflict an unforgettable grief to the family of the deceased. It is high time for stringent actions to be taken against irresponsible bus operators and crew members. The Transport Department is committed towards zero tolerance towards such accidents due to rash & negligent driving and violation of traffic rules & norms. In order to give a clear and firm message to the irresponsible Bus Operators/ crew members & the violators of traffic norms/ rules, the Transport Department has disqualified the bus driver from holding a driving license and driving the motor vehicle of any class for a period of one year w.e.f 12.12.2018. Further, the permit of the bus bearing registration No. AN 01 A 2112 has been suspended for a period of one year and action has been initiated for cancellation of the permit of the Stage Carriage Bus bearing registration No. AN 01 A 2112. The department is also examining the possibility to cancel all the route permits of the concerned owner.
All the Owners/Operators of the Motor Vehicles especially the Stage Carriage Buses are hereby advised to show a sense of responsibility towards the other road users. Strict action shall be taken by the Administration for any such kind of violations.