According to Malik Muhammad Javed Ahmed, Superintendent (SP) of Quetta traffic police, the Baluchistan government has put trackers on 315 long-route buses to reduce traffic rule violations.
On Wednesday, Malik Muhammad Javed Ahmed, Superintendent of Police (SP) Traffic Quetta Range, said that trackers had been installed in 315 passenger coaches to prevent accidents and loss of human lives by controlling the speed of vehicles plying on long roads on national highways such as the N-25 and N-40.
The trackers will allow authorities in closely monitoring public transportation and swiftly taking action against rowdy drivers, according to SP. He went on to say that the authorities will eventually place trackers on all public transportation to eliminate any risk to passengers’ safety.
According to the SP traffic, the police play a critical role in ensuring that traffic rules are followed and enforced by residents of Quetta and Baluchistan.
Furthermore, he stated that trackers were installed in 315 passenger buses to monitor vehicle location, velocity, and other erroneous measures such as vehicle faults.
He explained that the goal of the measure was to allow all owners to install trackers on their vehicles so that accidents could be controlled and human lives could be saved.
Ahmed further added that in all 34 Balochistan’s districts, the traffic police department has begun issuing computerized driver’s licenses to the general population. He went on to claim that these permits will aid authorities in keeping accurate records and streamlining operations.
The SP suggested that the transport company’s owners hire trained and skilled drivers who are not allowed to consume drugs when travelling on national roadways.