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January 19, 2021

CTP issued 7,325 tickets for speeding in 2020

Islamabad

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January 19, 2021

Rawalpindi: City Traffic Police (CTP) issued 7,325 challan slips for speeding and imposed fines amounting to over Rs2.9 million on the rules violators during 2020.

According to In-charge Camera Squad Ahmed Nawaz Tarar, CTP on the directives of Chief Traffic Officer (CTO) Rawalpindi Syed Ali Akbar Shah were checking speeding on various roads of the district and taking action in accordance with the law against the violators.

He informed that the squad conducted operations to check speeding through speed cameras on main roads particularly old Airport Road, New Airport Road and in other sectors including Taxila, Kalar Syedan and Meharabad.

The CTO said that CTP had formed a special camera squad to check speeding on various roads and the step had helped controlling fatal road accidents considerably in the district. The squad was directed to take strict action against the violators without any discrimination, he added.

He said, CTP were making all out efforts to control speeding and violation of traffic rules aimed at minimising road traffic accidents. The CTO said, the camera squad had been directed to take strict action in accordance with the law against speeding and wrong overtaking. The CTP Education Squad was also making efforts to create awareness among road users about the road safety laws.