Three wheeler drivers running without a meter to be brought before courts

Three wheeler drivers running without a meter to be brought before courts

Three wheeler drivers running without a meter to be brought before courts

Written by Staff Writer

22 Oct, 2018 | 11:08 am

COLOMBO (News 1st) – The National Council for Road Safety stated that the police has been entrusted with the authority to arrest and present before courts all three-wheeler drivers that run without a meter. The authority is granted upon recommendation by the subject Minister.

Chairman of the Council, Sisira Kodagoda said that a report on quality assurance of the meters fixed on three-wheelers will be presented by the Standards Institute within the course of two weeks.

He said that the necessary legalities will be implemented once the report is evaluated.

Meanwhile, the Chairman added that the number of deaths due to three wheeler accidents have declined significantly after a period of ten years.

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