Checking of Buses to detect Ticketless traveling

bmtc vajra bus

The Checking staff of Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation has intensified checking of buses operated in and around Bangalore City to detect ticket-less travelling by the passengers. During the Month of  February-2015 they have checked 31203 trips and penalized 7653 ticketless passengers by collecting Rs. 13,93,020/- as penalty and booked  4934 cases against conductor’s for their dereliction of duty.

During  the  aforesaid  period  the  Checking Staff  have  penalized  1949 male passengers  occupying seats exclusively reserved  for  lady  passengers  & imposed  fine  of  Rs. 1,94,900/-  in accordance  with  KMV  Rules  94  r/w  section 177  of   MV  Act  1988.

The passengers  are  requested  to  co-operate  with  the  Checking  Staff & to  travel  in  BMTC  buses  with valid  ticket / day  pass /  monthly  pass. They are requested to produce  the  same  on demand  made  by  the  Checking   Staff  during  the  course  of  checking  &  allow  the  female  passengers  to  occupy  the   seats exclusively  reserved  for  them.

As per the press-release of BMTC

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