NHMP imposes Rs20m fine on 37,583 motorists

 Staff Report

ISLAMABAD: The National Highway and Motorways Police (NH&MP) has imposed twenty million rupees fine on 37,583 motorists using High-Intensity Discharge (HID) lights on Motorways and Highway.
According to details, citizens had lodged multiple complaints on Pakistan Citizen Portal regarding traffic congestion and parking violations at Motorway Chowk, Chungi No.26 and Rawat area, lane violations, traffic obstruction by heavy vehicles (especially dumper) and illegal use of HID/LED lights on Motorways and Highways.
Reacting to the frequent complaints received on Pakistan Citizen Portal, the National Highways and Motorway launched special enforcement campaign to curb the aforementioned violations in order to facilitate the road users for safe and uninterrupted journey. It is pertinent to mention here that other complaints received on Pakistan Citizen Portal have already been redressed.
A special campaign not only launched against the illegal use of HID/LED lights but also legal action was taken against the motorists. The general public has been briefed about the illegal use of HID lights and traffic violations.