Rawalpindi is a big city of Pakistan with a huge amount of traffic on the roads. Hundreds and thousands of vehicles and bikes are getting the registration on monthly basis. There a department, working very actively to mange this huge traffic.
We are talking about the department of City Traffic Police Rawalpindi. Currently we have City Traffic Police in four big districts of Punjab province. Those districts are Lahore, Rawalpindi, Multan and the Gujranwala. This force is known as Traffic Wardens in the province and it is the biggest law enforcement department of the Asia who employed the University Graduates.
This system of traffic wardens changed the old and bribe traffic policing. The young and honest persons were hired to bring some change in the society. All credit goes to the ex Chief Minister of Punjab Mr. Pervaiz Elahi (پرویز الہی) who introduced this new force with latest equipments.
Come back to the City Traffic Police Rawalpindi and its Headquarters. It is situated on the main Mall road near to Qasim market and the Race Course Park. Both Qasim Market (قاسم مارکیٹ) and Race Course Park Rawalpindi are famous places and every citizen is familiar with both of these places.
Many sub-department of Traffic Police Rawalpindi are working in this Headquarter. Below we are going to discuss about some main functions and the services of this office.
Rawalpindi Traffic Police License Office:
To attain a learner permit or the Driving licence you have to visit and get it from here. If you have the ID on which you have the address of Rawalpindi district then you are eligible to make you driving license. Your age must be over 18 years to get the driving learner permit and the license.
On the same way you could renew, update or change the category of license from this office. City Traffic Police Rawalpindi also offers you the International driving license along the motorcycle, car, jeep, LTV, HTV and the PSV types of license. For an International driving license you should have a passport and a valid visa stamp on it.
Rawalpindi Traffic Signs:
Traffic signs and the rules are two most import things for every driver. You could get some helpful booklets, broachers and the Highway Code Book from the Headquarters of City Traffic Police Rawalpindi office.
Traffic Police jobs:
Currently there are no new jobs offered by the traffic police department but for latest information about traffic police jobs, you may visit and ask about it from officials. Also study and look through some big newspapers as new job comes they publish it.
Traffic Police Driving Training School:
The driving school of traffic police is very famous and good institute to learn driving. It provides you the best instructors of the town with good lectures from the education wing of the department. Both theory and practical are arranged for the learners. In driving the laws are as important as the driving so the Traffic Police Rawalpindi driving school also focus on it and gives you the education about traffic laws, rules and the regulations. Along that it teaches you about the rights of other road users.
Traffic problems in Rawalpindi:
Being a big city and congested too, you may face some kind of traffic problems or the road accident. To meet the situated you should take the responsibility and inform the traffic Headquarter about the issue. The help line of CTP RWP if 051-1915 or you could dial direct 1915 to get some help. There are two more help line numbers you can save them too for some futures concerns.
Those numbers are:
There is a big wireless control room which covers almost all the city and district. The control room is working very actively and gives you response quickly.
Offices in the Traffic Headquarter Rawalpindi:
- SSP Traffic Police Rawalpindi / CTO (Chief Traffic Officer)
- SP Traffic Police Rawalpindi / SO
- DSP Headquarter
- Rawalpindi Licensing Branch
- License Record Room
- Learner Branch
- Complaint Office
- Information Office
Address and locations:
The Headquarter of City Traffic Police Rawalpindi is located on the main Mall Road so it is not hard to find it. You could reach over there through local transport, cab and private vehicles. It takes 5 to 10 minutes from the GPO Chowk Rawalpindi to this office. TNT Chowk, MH Chowk, MH Hospital, Roomi Park (رومی پارک), Anwar Hospital (انور ہسپتال), Jami Road, Qasim Market (قاسم مارکیٹ) and the Racecourse Park will come on your way, if you reach there from GPO side. On the other hand if you are approaching this place from the Peshawar Road side then it is right after the Racecourse Road of West ridge.