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* Motor Traffic Department of Sri Lanka to make three wheeler fare meters mandatory
Sat, Oct 13, 2012, 08:33 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 13, Colombo: The Motor Traffic Department of Sri Lanka plans to make mileage meters compulsory for all three wheelers used for passenger transport.

Motor Traffic Commissioner, L.H. Harischandra has said that his Department will require all three wheelers engaged in passenger transport to use fare meters and the relevant laws to make the fare meters mandatory would be introduced shortly.

He has added that amendments to the Motor Traffic Act would be introduced to facilitate this requirement.

According to statistics, there are around 400,000 three-wheeler taxies in the country.

Some three-wheeler taxies have been fitted with fare meters and comply with tourist standards set by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA).



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