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Cab owners seek more rebate on pending traffic challans

Deccan Chronicle.| Sanjay Samuel Paul

Published on: March 5, 2022 | Updated on: March 6, 2022

The three-wheelers have a 75 per cent rebate whereas for light motor vehicles it is 50 per cent

Greater Hyderabad boasts of around 60,000 app-based cabs, 30,000 taxis assigned to software companies, 28,000 cars for tours and travels and 14,000 cars which are on a hire basis to government offices. (Representational Image/ DC File)

Greater Hyderabad boasts of around 60,000 app-based cabs, 30,000 taxis assigned to software companies, 28,000 cars for tours and travels and 14,000 cars which are on a hire basis to government offices. (Representational Image/ DC File)

Hyderabad: Owners and drivers of app-based cabs, taxis and cars are seeking more rebate on traffic challans, at least to the extent given to auto-rickshaws. The three-wheelers have a 75 per cent rebate whereas for light motor vehicles it is 50 per cent.

Greater Hyderabad boasts of around 60,000 app-based cabs, 30,000 taxis assigned to software companies, 28,000 cars for tours and travels and 14,000 cars which are on a hire basis to government offices.

Telangana state taxi and drivers JAC submitted a representation to the police department seeking 75 per cent rebate and to increase the speed limit on city roads to 60 kmph from the present 40 kmph.

B. Venkatesan, AITUC state secretary, said "most of the fines pertain to signal jumping or moving around during the lockdown. The fact is that most of the vehicles were engaged in food distribution programs. The authorities should take note of this societal service rendered by drivers during the crisis." 

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