Transport officials from the Borivali Regional Transport Office (RTO) have filed an FIR against an auto rickshaw driver and a representative of an auto union for seeking autorickshaw permits by fabricating character certificates issued by the Special Branch (SB) of Mumbai Police.
After the RTO department invited applications for issuing fresh permits to taxis and autos last year, it came across a number of applications with fake no-objection certificates (NOCs).
The Borivli Regional Transport office (RTO) has initiated action against a motor training school for allegedly booking more than 100 appointments for driving licence using a single mobile number last month.
The Borivli RTO has unearthed a racket involving touts assisting people with forged documents to get new autorickshaw permits. While the number of applications for new taxi permits is less, there are over a thousand applicants for autorickshaw permits.
A Guinness World Record was made in Mumbai for organising largest road safety class on January 31.The road safety class was organised by the Deputy Regional Transport Office (DRTO), Borivali.