Illegal U-turns claims 14 lives

Lahore—National Highways and Motorway Police (NH&MP) DIG Faran Baig said that illegal u-turns have caused 14 deaths on national highways in the year 2015.
Addressing during educational campaign about illegal U-turns here on Sunday, he said that illegal u-turns could cause accidents as these were among most serious threats to road safety.
He said that consequences of an accident caused by U-turns were often fatal, adding that illegal U-turns typically did not allow time for faster moving vehicles to change course and avoid an accident.
He said that the illegal U-turns on national highways also caused hazards in free flow of traffic and road safety.
He directed the sector commander to enhance the coordination with National Highway Authority (NHA) to remove illegal U-turns and encroachments on national highways.
The DIG also lauded the performance of N-5 Central officers. SSP Masroor Alam was also present on this occasion.—APP

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