RAWALPINDI - City Traffic Police (CTP), under grand operation launched against one wheeling, have arrested eight youngsters.
The CTP have launched a special drive against wheelie and made several arrangements to curb the activity said City Traffic Officer (CTO), Senior Superintendent Police (SSP), Ghulam Abbas Tarar. He said those found involved in the activity are being sent behind the bars under section 99/A.
He said although traffic officials deputed on the city roads were already checking the activity but special arrangements were made to control rash and dangerous driving and one wheeling in the city.
Tarar 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 were deployed at various points.
The traffic officers and circle heads had been directed to take stern action against the one-wheelers without discrimination and no one should be spared if found involved in this dangerous act, which is a cause of deaths and severe injuries for the riders.
He said one-wheelers are not only playing with their own lives but they are also a threat for other road users.
He said the traffic wardens were directed to take effective measures in this regard. Under efforts to curb the activity, those who found engaged in one-wheeling were also fined.
He said the citizens particularly parents 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.