Office of the Inspector General of Police N-5 (North) National Highways and Motorway Police, Motorway Chowk Islamabad has issued Notification on 02-08-2019 in connection with Complete Ban on Use CNG LPG as Fuel in Public Service Vehicles / Vans. Detail is as under:
Ban on Use CNG LPG as Fuel in Public Service Vehicles / Vans
In order to ensure safety of passengers, save precious lives and to avoid unpleasant incidents/accident, Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has advised competent ban on use of CNG/LGP as fuel and installation of gas cylinders in all public service Vehicles (PSVs). OGRA has further requested all the concerned authorities including NHMP to ensure removal of CNG/LPG cylinders from inside of all FSVs plying on intra and intercity road along with cancellation of route permits, if found in violation. Furthermore, School Vans which are private vehicles, in no case be allowed using CNG as fuel and cylinders installed therein to ensure safety of innocent children.
1- Therefore, it has been desired by the competent authority to immediately launch special drive to ensure strict actions against PSV vehicles using CNG/LPG as fuel including remove of CNG/LPG cylinders and cancellation of route permits in case of violation.
2- In light of the above it is hereby directed that specially designed banners may be displayed at prominent places like toll plazas and transport addas etc. regarding the implementation of above directions of competent authority, transporters may be informed through briefings/meetings as well as print and electronic media and subsequently a rigorous special drive be launched against the use of CNG/LPG as fuel and installation of cylinders in PSVs and School Vans, For this purpose special terms shall be deployed at least at four places throughout the jurisdiction of each Sector, keeping in view importance of the matter, it is hereby once again directed that Sector/Beat Commander shall personally supervise the whole activity/drive to achieve the desired results and avoid any untoward incident/accident due to CNG/LPG Cylinders in PSVs//School Van.
Special thanks to Mr. Shahid for sending the copy of the Notification of Complete Ban on Use CNG LPG as Fuel in Public Service Vehicles / Vans.