Most of the victims of increasing traffic accidents in Karachi are motorcyclists and lack of side mirrors in motorcycles is a major cause of these accidents. The Sindh government has exempted motorcyclists from side mirrors, against which citizen Wajid Irfan has approached the Sindh High Court.
Most of the victims of increasing traffic accidents in the city are motorcyclists, one of the main reasons being the lack of side mirrors.
Wajid Irfan, a resident of Karachi, has filed a constitutional petition in the Sindh High Court in this regard, stating that the Sindh Motor Vehicle Ordinance has been amended to exempt motorcycles from side mirrors. Has led to a dangerous increase in accidents.
The petition further said that according to Aga Khan University Hospital, there were 1021 deaths in traffic accidents in 2015, most of which were caused by motorcyclists. Declare in order to avoid increasing accidents.
According to Excise and Taxation Department sources, more than 2.7 million motorcycles are registered in Karachi at present while 2.5 to 2.5 million motorcycles are being imported from other provinces.