Overloading of passenger vehicles can be catastrophic, and there is no glaring example of that than the Kondagattu bus tragedy that took place on September 11 last year. However, the authorities concerned prefer to turn a blind eye to the menace of overloading.
A considerable number of seven-seater autorickshaws plying on Hyderabad fringes and elsewhere in the State serve as live examples. Even many Road Transport Corporation (RTC) buses rely on this dangerous practice.
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September 09, 2019