RAWALPINDI Chief Traffic Officer (CTO) Rawalpindi Dr Muhammad Akhtar Abbas has announced a code of ethics for public transporters while directing the traffic wardens to behave politely with them. He also added that stern action would be taken against the transporters who would find without rout permit and police would impose fine on the vehicles if they would not complete their routs. The CTO made this announcement after consultation with the representatives of public transporter unions in a meeting held at city police headquarters here on Wednesday while office bearers of all taxi, Suzuki and wagon unions participated in it. Senior Traffic Officer (STO) Ishtiaq Shah and DSP headquarters Malik Gulzar Ahmed also attended the meeting while transporter representatives included Malik Sultan Awan, Haji Muhammad Akhlaq, A K Waheed, Malik Mehboobm Syed Jaffar Ali Shah, Raja Shehzad and many others were also present on this occasion. In the meeting, Dr. Muhammad Akhtar Abbas discussed with the transporters their problems in detail and a joint plan of action was evolved to overcome these difficulties. Extending the details of the meeting, the CTO informed that a comprehensive plan had been made with the consultation of transporters and the wardens would ensure to implement on this plan. According to this plan, no vehicle of public transport will be parked to pick the commuters on the roads without any proper bus stop, he added. The CTO further maintained that strict action would be taken against the vehicles which would create obstruction in the smooth flow of traffic. Similarly, police will take action against the vehicles, which would return from Faizabad without completing their assigned routs and their time chits would be checked. He also told that city police had put ban on the taxis which boarded the passengers for ten rupees each and stern measures would be taken against the violators. However, Dr Akhtar strictly directed the wardens to ensure their polite behave while dealing with the public on the road. Online adds: Under the code of conduct, which has been formulated in consultation with the unions of taxi, Suzuki and wagon owners, the taxi drivers have been barred from picking up passengers at Rs 10 per person from various bus stops of the city. The tongas plying between Chongi No 22 and Katcheri Chowk have also been banned to check frequent traffic jams. The CTO directed the traffic wardens to remain polite with the drivers, who commit traffic rules violation. The meeting was also attended by Senior Traffic Officer (STO) Ishtiaq Shah, DSP Headquarters, Malik Gulzar Ahmed, Malik Sultan Awan, Haji Muhammad Ikhlaq, AK Waheed, Malik Mahboob, Syed Jaffar Ali Shah, Raja Shahzad, Haji Sardar Muhammad Ishaq, Raja Muhammad Bashir, Raja Muhammad Niaz, Chuadhry Asif Ali, Chaudhry Javed, Raja Aurengzeb Rathore, Malik Saeed Kausar, Ejaz Khan, Malik Zaman and Malik Javed.