National Highway Authority has officially banned LPG and CNG-fuelled vehicles on the motorways.
An official statement released by the authority restricts all such vehicles from traveling on the motorways. The authority mentioned that the move was aimed at ensuring the safety of passengers.
The Senior Superintendent (SP) Motorways said that the increasing cases of cylinder explosions has taken many lives. He said the decision was made after careful deliberation to minimize the risk involved.
The Motorways Security is trying to ensure the safety of all travelers using the routes; hence, the step was taken.
It is pertinent to mention here that the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) had banned the use of CNG/LPG cylinders in all public transport and school vans earlier this week.
Following the orders, IG Motorway Police has started to take action against vehicles using gas cylinders.
Via ARY News