KARACHI: Over 3.1 million people have been booked over traffic violations in Karachi this year, Deputy Inspector General Traffic Javed Ali Meher confirmed on Thursday.
While addressing the media, DIG Traffic Javed Ali Meher said that his department had challaned nearly 450,000 citizens in the past four months alone. He added that over 3.1 million challans were issued this year.
The DIG Traffic said that people could avoid accidents and challans by following traffic regulations.
In regard to the ongoing operation initiated by traffic police department against motorcyclists not wearing helmets and those driving on the wrong side of the road, the DIG Traffic said, “The one-way violation is a traffic crime and motorcyclists should use helmets while driving as safety measures.”
The DIG Traffic also visited an awareness camp for helmets established by the traffic police at Eidgah roundabout.