Islamabad: According to a recent piece of news, the traffic police’s road safety campaign is in full swing and the police issued 21,948 tickets worth Rs. 6.1million during the last week over traffic violations.
The campaign was launched to ensure traffic discipline in the city and overcome accidents by creating awareness about traffic rules among road users.
The police issued:
- 685 tickets for speeding
- 540 for jumping traffic signals
- 503 for not giving way to the vehicles
- 21 for having damaged lights
- 141 to drivers for driving on the wrong side
- 701 for tinted glasses on vehicles
- 130 for using high beams
- 16 for violating one-way road
- 2,329 for overloading
- 2,549 bike riders for not wearing helmets
- 50 for taking the wrong U-turn
- 3,505 for rash driving
- 292 for driving without a licence
- 415 for driving unregistered vehicles
- 30 for picking passengers from places other than stops
According to the IGP, the police are working hard to ensure the safety of its residents and to reduce traffic incidents by maintaining a healthy road atmosphere in the area. According to him, 13-speed check cameras have been mounted at various locations to track speeding. According to the IGP, a special campaign is being conducted in educational institutions to teach students about traffic laws.
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