Ambulances fined on Shimla’s sealed roads

Shimla : At least five ambulances misusing Shimla’s sealed roads have been penalized heavily by the Himachal Pradesh traffic police , reports said .

Five ambulances were found over speeding on these roads yesterday without permits and had no permits as well , police said .

Rs 15,000 was recovered from these vehicles reports said .

There has been a lot of concern among locals of ambulances misusing Shimla’s sealed roads .

Often these vehicles can be seen speeding away even in the crowded areas like the Mall and the Ridge .

Many times they are not even carrying patients but just casual passengers .

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