Delhi Air Pollution: Govt urges Delhiites not to use private diesel cars/SUVs: Bans entry of trucks in Delhi


Delhi Air Pollution: Govt urges Delhiites not to use private diesel cars/SUVs: Bans entry of trucks in Delhi

To reduce the alarming high pollution levels in Delhi and National Capital Region (NCR), the Transport Department, Delhi Government has banned the entry of medium and heavy-duty trucks and goods carriers from entering the Delhi for three nights starting 8th November 2018.

This notification comes Environment Pollution (Prevention & Control) Authority directed the Delhi Government on 6th November to take these steps. The Delhi Traffic Police and MCD have been directed to enforce this ban on trucks movement in Delhi on these goods vehicles.

Furthermore, EPCA and the Delhi Government has urged people of Delhi not to use privately owned diesel-powered vehicles for the next few days till the Delhi smog settles down. Vehicle owners are also directed not to park the vehicles at the borders of Delhi to avoid congestion.

Vehicles and trucks bound for other states should bypass Delhi and use other alternative routes which will help to reduce the overall vehicular pollution in the National Capital. Read more

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