Speed trackers in vehicles on Quetta Karachi highway to be installed soon

Syed Muhammad Qaseem:


QUETTA: Implementation of the Apex Committee’s decision to install trackers in the transport vehicles on Quetta-Karachi highway has been started. This decision was made in the last meeting of the Apex Committee under the leadership of Chief Minister Balochistan Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo.

The owners and drivers of the passenger coaches, buses and wagons on the national highways in the province, especially on the Quetta-Karachi highway, were strictly directed to ensure installation of trackers to check the speed of vehicles. The decision to ban the carrying of petrol diesel and other flammable materials in these passenger vehicles was also made and the concerned authorities were strictly directed to implement it.

In this regard, the administration of all the districts across the province has started checking the passenger vehicles on the highways passing through their areas and the speed of all vehicles is being checked. While, the presence of petrol, diesel or other flammable materials in the vehicles is also being monitored.

Chief Secretary Balochistan, Abdul Aziz Uqaili directed all Commissioners, Deputy Commissioner and Provincial Transport Authority to check the speed of passenger vehicles on national highways and take legal actions who disobey the law.

In this regard, on the instructions of Deputy Commissioner Sohrab, the concerned police started checking the vehicles. Meanwhile, they stopped a passenger wagon carrying oil on the CPEC Zero Point National Highway and legal action was taken against the driver as per the law. An FIR was also registered against the driver who did not have valid vehicle documents.

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