ISLAMABAD:(APS)April 2, 2017-Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) has launched 15-day campaign for awareness among road users to remove unauthorized or non-pattern number plates from their vehicles or bikes.
This campaign has been launched following directions of Minister for Interior Ch. Nisar Ali Khan with the purpose to ensure high alert security, maintain law and order situation, ensure protection to the lives as well as property of citizens and avert any untoward incident.
The motorists and motorcyclists would be asked during this campaign to only display number plates issued by Excise and Taxation Office while all other non-pattern number plates would be considered as fake and fine would be imposed after expiry of awareness campaign.
The SSP (Traffic) said that this campaign is being launched keeping in view law and order situation and to maintain peace in the city. He urged the motorists to display the number plates on their vehicles as prescribed in Motor Vehicle Ordinance and also keep with them their driving licenses and vehicles’ documents showing possession on their names or even authority letters.
He said that special squads has been constituted to educate road users about use of authorized number plates. This campaign, the SSP (Traffic) said, would be monitored by him. He also urged the citizens to cooperate with ITP and display authorized number plates issued by Excise and Taxation Office.
After end of this awareness campaign on April 15, the SSP (Traffic)) said that motorists not following these directions would be issued fine tickets and strict legal action to be taken against them.