rtoTo ensure that auto drivers wear the mandatory uniforms while on duty, RTO is going to start a Uniform Check drive from November 28th. Those auto drivers not wearing uniforms while on duty post November 28th will have o face action. As per the Motor vehicle Act of 2007, it is mandatory for auto drivers to wear khakhi uniforms while on duty and those found not doing so should be penalized Rs 100 or more. In Navi Mumbai however, auto drivers have clearly ignored this rule. However, now the Navi Mumbai RTO has decided to take strict action over this and would be starting a Uniform Check drive from November 28th. There are around 9500 auto rickshaws registered with around 13000 auto rickshaws. The issue of not wearing uniforms usually arises when auto drivers work on shifts. The auto drivers would be charged Rs 100 for violating this uniform act. The locations selected for the drive are Vashi, Turbhe Naka, Airoli, Koperkhairane, Nerul and CBD. The drive would commence from 8 in the morning where the auto rickshaw drivers would be checked. With cameraperson Vikrant Baile, Sudhir Sharma for NMTV News.


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