HRTC bans bus conductors on front seat, Rs. 500 fine for defaulters

Himachal Roadways Transport Corporation (HRTC) has banned its bus conductors sitting on the front seat of the bus during the day. The conductors found guilty will also be fined.The fine amount for the first time will be Rs 500 and will double when found guilty second time. the conductor will lose his job if he is found guilty of sitting on the front seat third time. The decision comes after the Solan (Kaithlighat) bus accident in which four innocent passengers were killed . The injured accident victims had told the HRTC authorities that the bus conductor was sitting on the front seat and was busy chatting with the driver when the bus fell down.

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