Road safety

ITP organizes workshops on road safety

Islamabad: Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) has conducted 2,164 road safety workshops in the current year to ensure traffic discipline and minimize rule violations by educating road users .

The traffic workshops were held to sensitize driving license applicants, volunteers, students of educational institutions and staff of governmental and non-governmental organizations on traffic rules, a senior officer said on Friday.

Chief Inspector of ITP Education (Traffic) Wing Rana Muhammad Ishtiaq said that ITP conducts such workshops and sensitizes people aplenty against different rule violations of traffic, including speeding, one-wheeling, improper license plates, juvenile driving and others.

He said the awareness campaign is aimed at instilling road discipline in citizens which will ultimately help to protect the life and property of road users.

The road user safety awareness campaign is in full swing, he added.

In this regard, special teams have been formed to educate road users on how to ensure their own safety before riding on the roads, in particular motorcyclists have been informed about the use of the lanes.

The Inspector (Traffic) said the crews were carrying out tasks on various main roads in the city and advising motorcyclists and other motorists of traffic rules.