Traffic police children below 18 years and parents of underaged drivers and car owners for providing vehicles to minors
KARACHI: Underaged drivers, their parents, and car owners were slapped with fines worth Rs11.8 million in the last 15 days in the city, it emerged on Saturday.
According to a statement issued by the Traffic Police Department, a fine worth Rs1,000 was imposed on the parents of underaged drivers and car owners who provided vehicles to minors.
The statement said that more than 5,800 fines have been issued worth Rs5.8 million.
The traffic police said that more than 12,000 fines worth Rs500 each have been imposed against children below 18 years of age. The amount totalled to Rs6 million.
Moreover, the department seized 12,616 vehicles during the crackdown.