CTO asks motorists not to use mobile phones while driving


Chief Traffic Officer (CTO) Yousaf Ali Shahid urged the citizens not to use mobile phones while driving.
Talking to APP, he said use of mobile phone is prohibited while driving and the violation by a driver may cause a fatal accident on road.
He said, the students must have knowledge about traffic rules and road safety which must be observed on roads.
The CTO further said that strict orders have been issued to the traffic wardens, inspectors and Deputy Superintendents of Police (DSPs) of all the sectors to impound altered motorcycles prepared for wheelies and cases should be registered against the one-wheelers. The motorcyclists should use safety helmets, he added.
He said, tinted glass vehicles would not be allowed on city roads and strict action in accordance with the law would be taken against the violators. Traffic signals should not be violated as such violation with negligent driving may lead to fatal accidents.
The citizens should cooperate with traffic police so that problems like traffic jam could be avoided, he added.—APP

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