70pc city's traffic signals are out of order, SHC told.

KARACHI -- The Sindh High Court on Wednesday directed the provincial authorities to file report about the legislation and policy regarding heavy traffic in the city.

A two-judge bench headed by Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi also directed the Senior Member of Board of Revenue (SMBR) to file a reply regarding the land reportedly purchased for a bus stand near Sohrab Goth till Feb 21.

When the bench took up a set of petitions seeking implementation of the apex court order regarding heavy traffic in the city, the DIG-traffic and other officials turned up along with a report.

Justice Abbasi asked a provincial law officer whether there was any legislation or transport policy about heavy vehicles and loading.

Bench seeks report on heavy traffic issue

An additional advocate general replied that the matter about heavy traffic was under consideration and recommendations were also made to amend the relevant laws.

The bench said the bridges vibrate when heavy traffic passes over and asked the DIG that how heavy vehicles were allowed to use the bridges.

The representatives of transporters stated that...

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