Sept 09, Colombo: Minister of Private Transport C.B. Ratnayake says that the registration of school all student transport vehicles in the country have been made compulsory from October 01.
The vehicles should be registered with the National Transport Commission, the Ministry said.
The implementation of the law is in line with the commemoration of the World Children's Day that falls on October 01.
The Ministry has also opened a hotline for the public to lodge complaints regarding the school transport services. The hotline is 011 - 2595555.
The Ministry has received a large number of complaints regarding the low quality of the school transport services.