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59 Vehicles Taken Under Control as Ban on Age Old Vehicles Kicks in

The government is working in full force to ban public vehicles older than 20 years. The ban that started yesterday took 59 public vehicles under its control from different parts of the country, reports My Republica.

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Why it matters:

This ban is expected to reduce traffic congestion, pollution, road accidents and fuel consumption.

The Details:

  • Transportation offices along with traffic police personnel all over the country worked to seize the age old vehicles.
  • The Department of Transport Management (DoTM) said that Narayani Transportation Management Office seized 25 vehicles while Gandaki seized 10 and and Janakpur seized seven.
  • The remaining were seized by other transportation offices.
  • DoTM has estimated the number of public vehicles older than 20 years at around 5,500 in Kathmandu.

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