Islamabad Police conducts 838 road safety workshops
Islamabad Islamabad Police strives to ensure traffic discipline and minimize rule violations by educating road users and conducted 838 road safety workshops and 2,97,472 citizens educated during the current year, said a police spokesman. The traffic workshops were organized for driving license applicants, volunteers, students of educational institutions and staff of governmental and non-governmental organizations. SSP (Traffic) Mustafa Tanweer said Islamabad Police are conducting such workshops and sensitizing people on the consequences of traffic violations including speeding, one wheel driving, license plates misconduct, juvenile driving, lane discipline, zebra crossings, use of helmets. He said the effort is aimed at instilling traffic discipline, which will help protect lives and property and educate road users about various traffic rules. The road user safety awareness campaign is in full swing, he added. In this regard, special teams have been formed to sensitize road users on how to ensure their safety before riding on the roads, in particular motorcyclists have been instructed on how to take the left lane when their movements. He also called on commuters to follow traffic rules and cooperate with traffic police officers.