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Motorway police announce massive increase in traffic fines (Check Details)

07:17 PM | 19 Sep, 2023
Motorway police announce massive increase in traffic fines (Check Details)
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ISLAMABAD – The National Highways and Motorway Police (NHMP) has announced massive increase in traffic fines to curb violation and ensure safety of commuters. 

The revised traffic fines will come into effect from October 1, 2023, as the motorway police are currently running awareness campaign for public, using mainstream media, social media and other channels. 

New Highway and Motorway Fines

  • Overspeeding: Fine for overspeeding has been raised from Rs750 to Rs2,500.
  • Overtaking: The fine amount has been increased by Rs1,200 to Rs1,500
  • Driving at night while using faulty lights: The official will issue a ticket of Rs5,000 on this violation as compared to previous Rs500 only
  • Negligence and carelessness: The fine for such kind of violations has been increased from Rs 300 to Rs 1500
  • Driving without a licence: People driving vehicles without license will have to pay Rs5,000 fine instead of previous Rs750 

New Guidelines in traffic laws

The motorway police have introduced new guidelines to traffic laws under which penalty will be imposed on unauthorised use of police lights and others. 

Using unauthorised police lights: People involved in unauthorised use of police lights will face a fine of Rs5,000

Using HID lights and fancy number plates will result in fines of Rs. 1,000 and Rs. 2,000, respectively.

The traffic fines were revised in a recent meeting of the top officials of the motorway police. 

Check Complete Motorway Fines Details

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 23 February 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 23, 2024 (Friday)

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.45 for selling.

Euro comes down to 301 for buying and 304 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.5 for buying, and 355 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 75.95 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.25.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 23 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 279.5 282.45
Euro EUR 301 304
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.5 355
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.95 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.25 75
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.60 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.76 77.43
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.87
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94

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