12 percent rise in accidents involving MSRTC buses in 2018-19

PTI
Wednesday, 4 March 2020

There was a 12 per cent increase in the number of accidents involving buses of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) during 2018-19, the state government said on Wednesday

Mumbai: There was a 12 per cent increase in the number of accidents involving buses of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) during 2018-19, the state government said on Wednesday. 

As per a written reply filed in the Legislative Assembly by Transport Minister Anil Parab, the number of accidents involving MSRTC buses went on increasing from 2016-17 to 2018-19. 

There were 3,310 accidents of MSRTC buses in 2018-19, 2,933 in 2017-18 and 2,772 in 2016-17, the reply said. 

The minister also informed that 17 accidents involving air-conditioned Shiv Shahi buses were recorded between April to September 2019 in the Pune division.  
 
 

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