An important meeting in chair of Additional Secretary Communications Dr. Tashfeen Khan was held today in the Ministry of Communications in which recommendations of the special committee on overloaded trucks were reviewed in detail. Senior officers from National Highway Authority, National Highways and Motorway Police and National Transport Research Centre (NTRC) participated.
The Ministry of Communications decided to strongly control the trucks carrying load beyond the fixed limit on national highways from June 01, 2019. To this effect Ministry of Communications has issued special instructions to National Highway Authority, National Highways and Motorway Police for undertaking all possible steps to control overloaded trucks on National Highways from June 01, 2019.
The sole objective of this initiative is to protect the national highways from damaging effects of overloading.