Ticking bombs: Lakhs of vehicles plying with expired CNG, LPG kits


Ticking bombs: Lakhs of vehicles plying with expired CNG, LPG kits

Expired kits of compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) installed in vehicles plying across the city are ticking time bombs.

After filing representations to State Human Rights Commission, the departments of transport and civil supplies, the gas testing agencies and auto unions stated that a staggering 1,50,000 vehicles running in Greater Hyderabad region are operating without CNG and LPG cylinder integrity checks.

They said this is in gross violation of Gas Cylinder Rules, 2004 and Petroleum Act, 2004. “Lack of maintenance and re-checks of these cylinders are putting people at serious risk of death or injury. Read More

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