Tag: Auto Drivers

Auto drivers demand their inclusion in School Vehicles Safety Committee
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Auto drivers demand their inclusion in School Vehicles Safety Committee

August 19, 2019

Mysuru: Samyukta Karnataka Autorickshaw Owners and Drivers Welfare Association had organised a meeting of owners and drivers of autorickshaws and Light Motor Vehicles (LMV) yesterday at People’s Park in Nazarbad here. The participants sought inclusion of drivers while constituting the School Vehicles Safety Committee and also sought renewing the Fitness Certificate (FC) for vehicles which…

School van, auto drivers call off stir
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School van, auto drivers call off stir

July 17, 2019

Mysuru: The indefinite stir launched by drivers of school vehicles on Monday demanding an increase in the capping of the maximum number of children that can be ferried in autorickshaws and vans, was called off on Tuesday after a meeting with Deputy Commissioner Abhiram G. Sankar. Claiming that the Traffic Police rules restricting the number…

School van, auto drivers’ indefinite stir from July 15
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School van, auto drivers’ indefinite stir from July 15

July 13, 2019

Association appeals authorities to relax SC order and come to their rescue Mysuru:  Refusing to follow the Supreme Court order that allows autos to carry only four children above the age of 12 and five if the children are below 12 and Omni Vans to carry six or seven children, the Mysuru City Private School…

Police sensitise auto drivers on guidelines
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Police sensitise auto drivers on guidelines

June 26, 2019

Mysuru: Soon after autorickshaws ferrying children to schools staged a protest at Oval Grounds this morning against the penalties levied by the Police for overloading their vehicles with children, the City Police held a meeting at City Police Commissioner’s Office to educate these drivers on the Department’s and Supreme Court guidelines. The meeting was chaired…

Operation Decoy: Auto drivers booked for fleecing passengers
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Operation Decoy: Auto drivers booked for fleecing passengers

January 14, 2018

Mysuru: Following several complaints from the public that autorickshaw drivers were refusing to come to their preferred destination and demanding excess fare, Traffic Police personnel of various Traffic Police Stations in city, conducted ‘Operation Decoy’ and have booked 25 auto drivers for the offence, imposed fines and have recommended the RTO to suspend their DLs….

Auto Drivers Union allege collection of fine despite HC stay order
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Auto Drivers Union allege collection of fine despite HC stay order

July 8, 2017

Mysuru: The Samyukta Karnataka Autorickshaw Drivers and Owners Welfare Association has alleged that the transport authorities are collecting fine for Fitness Certificate (FC) renewal delay in violation of the High Court’s (HC) order, which has stayed collection of fine for four weeks. In a press release, the Association said that the High Court (HC) had…

MP Pratap Simha finds solution for Automen’s problem
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MP Pratap Simha finds solution for Automen’s problem

March 23, 2017

The confusion over the setting up of a Ola cab counter at the City Railway Station has ended with the intervention of Mysuru-Kodagu MP Pratap Simha. Simha, who visited the city Railway Station yesterday, met the auto drivers and heard their grievances. The auto drivers complained that a Ola cab counter has been set up…

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