ITP to take strict action against route violators

By U.Zee

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) has decided to take strict action against those transporters involved in non-completion of routes, misbehavior with passengers and overloading. “Strict action will be taken against those transporters violating traffic routes. The purpose is to provide better traffic facilities to the citizen,” said SS Traffic Farrukh Rasheed on Wednesday while reviewing special report submitted by the Special Squads constituted for checking of route completion.
Following directives of IGP Islamabad Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar, efforts are underway to ensure safe road environment in the city and take strict action against those violating traffic rules. As par his directions, ITP is utilizing all resources to facilitate the general public and not only issuing traffic violation tickets to the PSVs for over charging, misbehavior of driver/conductor and incompletion of route but also canceling the driving license of the PSVs drivers who found repeatedly involved in same violation.
Special squads have already been constituted to check the route violation and Traffic Help Line – 915 was established to resolve the public grievance well in time where every citizen can complain on the help line round-the-clock. SSP Traffic said that citizens can lodge their complaint regarding non-completion of routes, misbehavior with passengers or other traffic related issues at ITP helpline 1915 or 051-926192-93.