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Tougher manners for vehicle workshops

Automobile workshops competence no longer be means to work in residential areas as great as occupying roads as great as footpaths, as the supervision prepares to make idealisation manners to stop them causing illness hazards as great as open nuisance.

The manners came in to force upon Mar 2 following the bulletin presentation upon an legislative addition to the Motor Vehicles Rules, 1984.

The nice law has finished registration imperative for the workshops or garages, pronounced officials of Bangladesh Road Transport Authority.

It requires the seminar owners to prepare for space vast sufficient to residence during slightest 5 vehicles, as great as to occupy people with technical expertise indispensable to run the workshop.

The law additionally states which the authority peaceful to set up the seminar contingency contention the internal representative’s matter certifying which the make up will means no sufferings to the residents.

If enforced strictly, these manners will assistance safeguard protected operative conditions as great as stop kid work during workshops. They will additionally enclose open bother in residential areas as great as assistance palliate traffic overload ensuing from workshops restraint roads as great as footpaths, pronounced BRTA as great as military officials.

Since the nice law stipulates which workshops keep the jot down of the vehicles they have been operative on, it competence movement as the halt to carjacking. Oftentimes, garages have been used by carjackers to shift the demeanour of stolen vehicles over recognition.

The registration certificates for workshops will be expelled by the high-powered preference residence headed by the BRTA chairman.

For registration, an chairman submitting application contingency have the current traffic licence, the taxation marker array as great as monetary solvency.

Mahbub-e Rabbani, emissary executive (engineering) of BRTA, pronounced they will shortly place an announcement in the inhabitant dailies asking the seminar owners to register with BRTA inside of the stipulated time.

Once the registration time extent is over, BRTA will launch the expostulate opposite unregistered workshops as great as retaliate their owners, he added.

According to Motor Vehicles Ordinance, 1983, the authority competence be locked up for the month as great as fined Tk 500 for breaching the supervision rules. Under the penal code, the low mark will be 3 months’ prison as great as the excellent of Tk 2000 for violating supervision orders.

Some seminar owners in the capital’s Pallabi area pronounced they were not wakeful of the idealisation rules. “If such manners have been introduced, you will reside by those,” Mohammad Sohel, owners of the garage for CNG-run three-wheelers, told The Daily Star.

M Belayet Hossain, boss of Bangladesh Automobile Workshop Owners’ Association, pronounced there have been about 20,000 vehicle workshops opposite the country, as great as of them, usually the little 800 have been purebred with their organisation.

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