Traffic officers directed to take action against wrong parking

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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