RAWALPINDI - City Traffic Police (CTP) have impounded 41 motorcycles in various city police stations while 146 challans have also been issued to motorcyclists on severe traffic rules violations, and negligent and dangerous driving.
The CTO said that fines amounting to Rs 43,800 were imposed on rash and negligent driving by motorcyclists during the current month. Ishtiaq further said that a special squad comprising one inspector and six wardens has also been constituted to take action against one-wheelers.
The squad will also conduct raids at various city roads at night and the violators of the law would be sent behind the bars.
CTP have launched special drive against wheelie and made several arrangements to curb the activity aimed at protecting the youngsters as one wheeling is a cause of deaths and severe injuries for the riders said City Traffic Officer (CTO). He said those found involved in the activity will be sent behind the bars under section 99/A. He said traffic police officers were directed to keep a vigilant eye on the one-wheelers so that action in accordance with the law could be taken against them.
Under special arrangements, traffic officials are being deployed at various points. The traffic officers and circle heads have been directed to take stern action against the one-wheelers without discrimination. He said one-wheelers are not only playing with their own lives but also a threat for other road users. He urged the citizens particularly parents that they should come forward and play their role to curb the activity as one wheeling, rash and negligent driving are the main causes for fatal accidents.