RAWALPINDI  – City Traffic Police (CTP) have intensified special campaign in Rawalpindi city against one-wheelers.

Chief Traffic Officer, (CTO) Superintendent Police (SP) Syed Ishtiaq Shah talking to APP said that strict orders have been issued to all the traffic wardens, Inspectors, Deputy Superintendents of Police (DSPs) of all sectors that strict action should be taken against one-wheelers and no one should be spared and all the youngsters particularly those found moving on the city roads on altered motorcycles especially prepared for one wheeling should be impounded.

CTP had launched special drive against wheeling and made several arrangements to curb the activity aimed at protecting the youngsters as one wheeling is a cause of deaths and severe injuries for the riders said City Traffic Officer (CTO).

Ishtiaq Shah said though, the activity was already being checked by traffic officials deputed on the city roads but special arrangements have been made to control rash and dangerous driving and one wheeling in the city.   

He said traffic police officers were directed to keep a vigilant eye on the one-wheelers so that action in accordance with the law could be taken against them.

Under special arrangements, traffic officials are being deployed at various points. The traffic officers and circle heads have been directed to take stern action against the one-wheelers without discrimination. 

He said one-wheelers are not only playing with their own lives

but also a threat for other road users. He said the traffic wardens have been directed to take effective measures in this regard. He urged the citizens particularly parents that they should come forward and play their role to curb the activity as one wheeling, rash and negligent driving are the main causes for fatal accidents.