ITP held 2,567 road safety workshops in current year – Latest News – The Nation
ISLAMABAD – Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) strives to ensure traffic discipline and minimize rule violations by educating road users and has conducted 2,567 road safety workshops during of the current year.
The traffic workshops were organized for driving license applicants, volunteers, students of educational institutions and staff of governmental and non-governmental organizations.
In a bid to educate motorists on correct traffic procedures, SSP (Traffic) Syed Mustafa Tanveer said ITP conducts such workshops and educates people on the consequences of traffic rule violations including speeding. , improper license plates, juvenile driving, lane discipline, zebra crossings, wearing helmets, etc., a press release said on Saturday.
He said the effort is aimed at instilling traffic discipline, which will help protect the lives and property of road users. The SSP (Traffic) said road safety workshops were held in government and private organizations, including educational institutions, to 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 teach road users how to ensure their safety before riding on the roads, especially motorcyclists have been instructed on how to take the left lane when traveling.
The SSP (Traffic) said these teams were carrying out tasks on various major roads in the city and briefing motorcyclists and other motorists on safety. Motorcyclists who ride without helmets or mirrors or who have defective turn signals, headlights, taillights and speedometers are warned and urged to have their bikes and vehicles repaired. He explained that a number of motorcyclists are victims of road accidents due to faulty lights or indicators.
The traffic police have also put up banners at key points on the roads, and the police radio station broadcasts regular programs to inform transporters, drivers and citizens about traffic rules and safety measures. security.
He said pamphlets are also being distributed to road users urging them to obey traffic rules and assist the ITP in its efforts to ensure traffic discipline in the city. An exemplary traffic system will be ensured in the city through the cooperation of citizens, he added.