Gangtok, Jan 5 (IPR)
The Transport Department of Sikkim in co-ordination with Sikkim Police will start 3 months long ‘Road Safety cum Enforcement Drive’ across the State from Monday. All vehicles will be checked if the documents required for vehicle and driver are up-to-date, overloading of vehicles, drunken and drugged driving and other fitness-related issues of vehicles.
The Drive will be held simultaneously in all four districts. “Checked” Stickers will be issued to the vehicles which are checked and in proper order and they will not be stopped again. The Department will also issue Stickers for those who visit the RTO Offices and show their up-to-date documents so that they are not stopped on the way. Since it is a 3 (three) months-long drive no vehicle will escape. Government vehicles including that of enforcement authorities will also be checked and in case of vehicles of enforcement authorities if found violating any rule, as per section 210 B of the Motor Vehicles Act they will be fined twice the fine for the corresponding section.