State Directorate of Transport on Tuesday notified the goods vehicles in Manipur to comply with the permit issued by the competent authority under the provision of the Motor Vehicle Act regarding the nature of goods to be carried.
A good number of commercial goods vehicles and other classes of small goods vehicles used for loading and unloading goods items along the National Highway, State Highways and other parts of the state are operating in violation of the permit condition i.e. nature of goods to be carried as specified in the permit issued by the competent authority, stated a notice issued by the Directorate. Such violation is against the provisions of the Motor Vehicle Act, it mentioned.
It instructed the enforcement authority to regularly check the goods vehicles and stated that if any vehicles are found carrying the types of goods in contravention to the specified in the permits, necessary actions as deemed fit shall be initiated against the default vehicles as per the provisions of the Motor Vehicle Act/Rules.
For effective compliance and checking of the goods vehicles by the enforcement authorities, the goods items to be carried by the goods vehicles should be clearly indicated while issuing the goods permits by the issuing authorities of the Transport department, it added.