ITP organizes road safety workshops

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Incharge Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) Education Wing, Inspector (Traffic) Rana Muhammad Ishtiaq has said that the ITP is striving to ensure traffic discipline and minimize violation of rules through educating road users and arranged 2,164 road safety workshops during the ongoing Year.

In a statement issued here on Friday, he said these traffic workshops were arranged for driving license applicants, volunteers, students of educational institutions and staff of government and non-government organizations.

Rana Muhammad Ishtiaq said that in a bid to educate motorists on the correct traffic procedures, the ITP is arranging such workshops and creating awareness amongst people about consequences of traffic rules violations, including over speeding, one-wheeling, inappropriate number plates, juvenile driving, lane-line discipline, zebra crossing, the use of helmets and so on.

He said this effort is meant to infuse traffic discipline, which will help protect the lives and property of road users. The Inspector (Traffic) said road safety workshops were being arranged in government and private organizations, including educational institutions, to sensitize road users about various traffic rules. The awareness campaign for the safety of road users is in full swing, he added.