58,549 cases filed over traffic rule violation

Staff Correspondent

7th August, 2018 10:38:35 printer

Police lodged 58,549 cases across the country for violation of traffic rules including driving on the wrong side, using hydraulic horns and not having driving licenses or fitness certificates in last three days of Traffic Week till Tuesday.

Police decided to take strict measures against traffic offences amid widespread protests demanding safe roads.

Traffic Week began from Sunday, with police filing 19,486 cases for violating traffic rules across the country.

Police lodged 21,336 cases on the second day (Monday) of Traffic Week, and 17,727 cases on third day (Tuesday). They also seized 1870 vehicles in three days.