Overloading of trucks corruption

One of the most common forms of corruption is transport officials permitting overloading of trucks and taking a cut. This circle should brainstorm what should be done to cut this corruption and instead increase the official revenue.

Suggestions welcome more  

View all 10 comments Below 10 comments
Every Toll Gate should have automated weigh bridge on the road itself. Gross weight of a truck should be recorded while passing a toll gate. Cost of the weigh bridge should be borne by the toll operator. This will record the gross weight being carried by a vehicle and cannot escape detection of overloading. more  
To stop corruption, the officers of Tr dept should be accountable and punishable. When it comes to punishing corrupt officer, govt backs off as the bribe go to politicians too. Have strong rules and efficient judiciary more  
The people responsible to control corruption are corrupt. What can be done. more  
In continuation of earlier post due to limit of words. Overloading is cause of frequent damage to bridges and roads and properties due extra load on engine. Overloading generally done in odd hours and at above average speed so accidents and loss of lives and properties are another attribute. Hope something should come up, I have raised such issue many times in Goa for years but nothing fruitful so far. As Goa is involved in illegal minings, sand extraction, laterite stone cutting,crushed stones mining and so on. A big nexus between , politicians, buisnessman, authorities going on and damaging Goan cost line and Sahyadri range of world fame. Please do some thing before it's too late please 🙏🙏🙏 more  
Suggestions Use GPS tracking to know over speeding,odd hours trips which are overloaded and goes un noticed. Regular pollution check of trucks. Regular check of noise levels as break liner, pressure horns , damaged body, back latch are cause of such violations. In Goa trucks are modified by raising side panels by welding planks of tin and top of it again by putting wooden planks. So net capacity goes upto 1.5 times of permitted. This is going on in day light trips on national highways, capital city roads and interiors. So regular checking of such violations and giving punishment in the form of penalty which doubles on subsequent same offenses plus 15 days suspension of permit to ply for work which can be doubled on next two offenses and fourth one suspension for a year. All these can be tracked by tamperproof GPS chip. There should be a toll free number for reporting such offenses or a app to upload videos of it, with option of anonymity. Appoint willing local circle members to coordinate with authorities in curbing such menace. As overloading is causing ,nosie,air pollution more  
Post a Comment

Related Posts

    • Loot by bad corrupt business through banks

      Yesterday, banks wrote off 50,000 cr loans by the Videocon group & sold the company for 5000 cr. Today banks wrote off ~ 5000 cr loans by Siva group & sold the company back to hi...

      By SN Mittal
    • Where did Covid Hospital Bribery happen


      By Naina Mittal
    • advt in leading newspapers across india a few days ago

      two days back there was a quarter page advt.in many leading newspapers across india by a company called Landomus Usa.the company said that it would invest equity of usd 500billion,in phase 1, in in...

      By Suresh Dasarathy
    • Together Against Corruption

      Needless to say,the corruption is in our blood. In Covid pandemic:we could have done better,but the "C" factor influences most of the business and political communities. 1. Remdesiv...

    • Neta Corruption through Police

      This is also an example of corruption that prevails in every state of India pretty much. Corrupt Neta ji sets targets and then get machinery to collect. Machinery collects a bit more and...

      By Vikram Gupta
    • Our halla on transport corruption worked

      Ministry of Road Transport has launched Aadhar-authentication based contactless services Now applying for learner' s license, DL renewal & duplicate DL, registration application for...

      By RN Chopra
    • Corruption in Resident welfare Associations

      I am a member of a resident welfare association. Recently (28.12.20) I demanded an inspection of documents including an advocate's bill reportedly paid for a huge and disproportionate amount to def...

    • Conversation between Republic CEO and BARC - Ex CEO from Mumbai Police

      Please find attached chat transcript between Arnab Goswami of Republic and ex BARC CEO. Highlights corruption in media esp in regards to TRP scams. Also shows who is aligned with who. The biggest s...

      By Anonymous Circle member
    • Corruption Corruption Corruption

      If we recall, both the Centre as well as the Delhi authorities (I mention Delhi because we live in this city) had openly and boldly declared as one of their major election manifestos "to end and ...

      By Satya Pal Ratti
    • overloading of trucks

      this is quite a common phenomenon in india from the last 50years...manufacturers,whether,tata/leyland, always provide an extra leeway depending upon the capacity of the truck.but truck owners in o...

      By Suresh Dasarathy
Enter your email and mobile number and we will send you the instructions

Note - The email can sometime gets delivered to the spam folder, so the instruction will be send to your mobile as well

All My Circles
Invite to
(Maximum 500 email ids allowed.)