Traf­fic of­fi­cers di­rected to take ac­tion against wrong park­ing

Pakistan Observer - - TWIN CITIES - STAFF RE­PORTER

RAWALPINDI—Traf­fic War­dens and field of­fi­cers have been di­rected to take strict ac­tion against dou­ble and wrong park­ing of ve­hi­cles which cre­ate hur­dles in smooth flow of traf­fic on city roads.

Ac­cord­ing to Act­ing Chief Traf­fic Of­fi­cer (CTO) Iftikhar ul Haq, all the field of­fi­cers had been di­rected to take strict ac­tion in ac­cor­dance with the law against dou­ble park­ing, wrong park­ing and one-way vi­o­la­tors par­tic­u­larly in con­gested ar­eas to en­sure smooth flow of traf­fic.

He said, CTP had made spe­cial ar­range­ments for 19 Ramzan Sasta Bazaars set up in Rawalpindi city and other tehsils of Rawalpindi dis­trict.

He said, City Traf­fic Po­lice (CTP) Rawalpindi had made spe­cial ar­range­ments to con­trol traf­fic on the city roads aimed at avoid­ing traf­fic mess par­tic­u­larly in Ramzan.

Traf­fic po­lice of­fi­cers had also been di­rected to keep a vig­i­lant eye on sus­pi­cious ve­hi­cles, he said and added strict ac­tion had also been or­dered against ve­hi­cles hav­ing tinted glasses or mov­ing in the city without num­ber plates.

He urged the cit­i­zens to co­op­er­ate with Traf­fic Po­lice so that traf­fic prob­lems could be re­solved and peo­ple could be fa­cil­i­tated re­gard­ing smooth flow of traf­fic on city roads.

En­hanced num­ber of Traf­fic War­dens had been de­ployed at busy roads to clear wrong park­ing while lifters would also be avail­able to lift ve­hi­cles and mo­tor­cy­cles parked in a wrong way, he added.

He said, wrong park­ing which was one of main cause of traf­fic mess on the roads would not be tol­er­ated adding the ve­hi­cles and mo­tor­cy­cles found parked out of park­ing area would be im­pounded in the po­lice sta­tions.

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