CTP issues traffic plan for tomorrow

Traffic wardens deployed on all roads this Independence Day

Our Correspondent August 13, 2022
Various stalls selling Independence Day merchandise. PHOTO: ATHAR KHAN/EXPRESS


On Friday the City Traffic Police (CTP) issued a traffic plan to facilitate commuters and the general public on August 14, in view of Independence Day.

According to Duty Officer, CTP Headquarters, special pickets would be erected in the city and on the entry points of Murree to thwart one-wheeling, particularly on August 14, and violators would be sent behind bars.

The traffic plan was formulated and announced by Chief Traffic Officer (CTO) Naveed Irshad, he added. He further said an extra force of traffic wardens would be deployed on all the roads of Rawalpindi city and in Murree to handle traffic load on August 14.

In this regard, over 600 CTP personnel would be on special duty on Aug 13 night and on August 14 to regulate traffic on city roads, he added.

He said CTO had constituted seven special squads comprising wardens and officers to curb one-wheeling and car stunts by the youngsters. 34 checking pickets would also be set up, he added.

He said that the traffic wardens had been directed to keep a vigil over vehicles with tainted glasses and unauthorized number plates in the city and to take strict action against the rules violators.

Moreover, the CTO also directed the DSPs, inspectors, and others in charge to perform their duties with dedication and commitment on August 14. He said no negligence or inefficiency would be tolerated in this regard.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 13th, 2022.


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