KOHIMA, Feb 7 (NEPS) — In exercise of power conferred under Section 144 Cr.PC of 1974, the Additional District Magistrate, Sivasagar, D.N Morang has promulgated Section 144 Cr.PC prohibiting movement of overloaded vehicles carrying materials like coal etc throughout Sivasagar district with effect from 7th January 2015.

The  order came following report of the movement of heavily loaded vehicles carrying coal etc and movement of 10/18 wheelers vehicles in the district causing damage to the road and becoming concern for public safety on the road.

The order said transportation of coal etc beyond permitted limit as prescribed by M.V Act 1988 and movement of trucks carrying coal from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. was prohibited throughout Sivasagar district. It said movement of coal loaded trucks between 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. will be treated as illegal and will be dealt with appropriate section of law.

The prohibitory order will remain in for a period of sixty days from the date of issue of the order.

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