Following approval from the Ministry of Interior, new speed limits have been implemented on a number of highways and roads in the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) as of this Saturday.

The speed limit will change depending on how busy the roads are and how powerful the vehicles are.

According to the spokesman, the Islamabad police will use Safe City cameras to monitor all traffic and will issue e-challan tickets to infractions.

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According to The News, Islamabad Capital Police are taking special measures to further improve the traffic flow and integrated traffic system in the federal capital Islamabad in order to prevent accidents, as per the special instructions of Inspector General of Police Dr Akbar Nasir Khan.

Public transportation vehicles are only allowed to travel at 80 Kmh on major roads, such as the Srinagar-Islamabad Expressway, 70 Kmh on Constitution Avenue, Jinnah Avenue, Faisal Avenue, Khayaban Iqbal, Park Road, 7th Avenue, and 9th Avenue, 60 Kmh on Lehtrar Road, and 50 Kmh on all of Islamabad’s main highways. Service roads are only allowed to travel at 40 Kmh to 60 Kmh.

Similar to this, the speed limit is 60 Kmh on Lehtrar Road, IJP Road, and all services, as well as 65 for heavy traffic on the Srinagar Highway, Islamabad Expressway, Murree Road, Jinnah Avenue, Faisal Avenue, Park Road, 9th Avenue, and 7th Avenue. The speed limit is 40 Kmh on all service roads.

Additionally, 25 Kmh is designated for heavy traffic and 30 Kmh is for public transportation on the roads that are near hospitals and schools. Safe city cameras will continue to monitor all highways, and anyone who breaks the law will be issued an e-challan ticket.