On people complaints and instructions issued by Chief Traffic Officer, Kashif Zulfiqar, the traffic police under the headship of SP Heaquarters, Fazal Ahmed Jan carried out a grand action against overloaded vehicles.
On people complaints regarding passenger and school vehicles carrying people on rooftops of their vehicles during rush hours the city traffic staff impounded hundreds of vehicles especially Suzuki pickups and other LTV vehicles.
The action was taken at Charsadda Road, Dilazak, Pajagi Road, Kohat Road, Warsak Road and GT Road. The vehicles violating the law were impounded in Traffic Terminal.
The traffic police also initiated legal procedure against private vehicles being used as taxi cabs and rickshaws having no route permit.
The traffic police clarified that the action would continue till achieving the desired goal. People from different walks of life commended the traffic police action and thanked Chief Traffic Officer, Kashif Zulfiqar. They said the traffic police action has helped minimize the traffic mess to a great extent in provincial metropolis.