ederal Government of Pakistan has presented another arrangement of traffic laws in Islamabad in compliance with the international standards.
Federal Govt new Rules it is presently obligatory for driver and front traveler to secure safety belts while voyaging. Additionally smoking while at the same time driving will prompt a ticket. Multiple tickets on petty criminal offenses will prompt wiping out of driving permit. It is required for the drivers to have their driving permit with them while driving.
The new traffic laws will be strict in all aspects, and fine will also be imposed over smoking offense while driving. Smoking is one of the causes of traffic accidents every day and has been completely banned by the government while driving. Moreover, fastening seat belts for those on the front seats is made mandatory.
It’s a common practice here that even if the driver has fastened the seat belt, the front passenger doesn’t consider it necessary. However, both the driver and the front passenger are at equal risk of injury in case of a collision. Therefore, both of them must understand the risk and prioritize their own lives. Those driving without a valid driving license will also be dealt with under strict law and fined heavily by the Islamabad traffic police.
According to the policy, smoking while driving has been prohibited and both people in the front seats will have to wear seat belts the driver and passenger.
In the meeting session the Interior Minister declared 30th September as the deadline for the implementation of the new orders regarding traffic laws. The relevant authorities were also directed to initiate a social media campaign to create awareness among the citizens.