Inspector General Inam Ghani of the National Highways and Motorway Police (NHMP) said that on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, passenger safety and security are the first priority, and advised transporters against overloading, overcharging, and reckless driving.
In the event of overloading, he said, a punishment of Rs 5,000 and a month in prison might be imposed under NHSO-2000. He went on to say that the NHMP will take legal action against the owners and drivers of such vehicles right now.
The NHMP is making every effort to make commuters’ journeys safer. He stated that extra efforts have been made for commuters on this occasion to assure their safety, prompt help, convenience, and smooth traffic flow.
The NHMP Regional Commanders have been asked to employ all available resources to provide timely help and direction to commuters on highways and highways, as well as the deployment of additional police cars and officers for efficient patrolling.
The Inspector General urged commuters to drive safely. He requested that such infractions by private or public transportation vehicles be reported to the National Highways and Motorway Police via the Toll-Free Helpline as soon as possible (130).