Unabated overloading in Surankote; Traffic dept unmoved

Poonch, Jun 7: Unabated overloading of passenger vehicles plying in and around Surankote of Poonch has become a serious cause of concern while the local populace alleges law enforcement agencies of lackadaisical approach to contain the menace.
Locals said that the overloaded passenger vehicles include mini buses plying in and around Surankote are violating the traffic rules and the concerned department is in deep slumber.
“In a bid to make some quick bucks, the drivers’ accommodate more of the passengers, the locals said while adding that some passengers can be seen hanging on back side and some on the roof tops thereby putting their lives at stake.
Alleging the law enforcement agencies of making false claims to contain the menace, locals said that, “these claims remain bound to papers only and we have seen nothing significant being done in this regard.” (GNS)