91 autorickshaws seized for violations

The Madurai city police in a joint action with the Transport Department since Friday seized 91 autorickshaws for violation of norms. Sources said that the 91 autos had been seized for various types of violations, which included carrying more than the stipulated number of passengers and non-production of required documents. The action follows the recent observation of Madurai Bench of Madras High Court about the rampant violation of safety and traffic norms by share autos while hearing a public interest litigation.


The Madurai city police in a joint action with the Transport Department since Friday seized 91 autorickshaws for violation of norms. The action follows the recent observation of Madurai Bench of Madras High Court about the rampant violation of safety and traffic norms by share autos while hearing a public interest litigation.

Sources said that the 91 autos had been seized for various types of violations, which included carrying more than the stipulated number of passengers and non-production of required documents.

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