Thane RTO registers high number of agricultural vehicles

THANE: High numbers of agricultural vehicles have been registered in Thane this fiscal according to data revealed by the Thane Regional Transport Office (RTO). Though in comparison, the numbers may be low, but the proportion of these vehicles (mostly tractors and trailers) is surprisingly more than that of personal utility vehicles (like bikes and cars) that have seen a dip in the comparative period of April-October since the past two years.This year, the RTO registered 179 agricultural vehicles of which 156 are tractors and 23 agricultural trailers. This is a clear 15% jump than last year when in all 151 agricultural vehicles were registered in Thane RTO last fiscal between April and October of which 39 were tractors and 112 were agricultural trailers.