Road Safety Campaign Starts In Capital
ISLAMABAD- Capital city police has taken a step to ensure road safety and make people aware of traffic rules. They started this with a view to curb road accidents and lower down the accident ratio.
Inspector General of Police Islamabad Aamir Zulfiqar and DIG (Security) Waqar Ahmed Chohan have initiated this campaign and made arrangements to get the desired results.
According to data, the camp was being conducted with the participation of 3 vehicles, the ITS Education Team, ITP's Float, Capital Highway Inspection Patrolling Squads (CHIPS), Quick Response Team, DSPs, and FM radio 92.4.
They would send messages to general public and road users with unique texts about road safety advice in main streets, chowks, shopping centers and major highways in the city. Motorcyclists will be given instructions to use front and rear mirrors, and also to train them to follow lanes. They will also be instructed to not use mobile phones while driving alongside other laws.
Police Superintendent Khalid Rasheed himself would monitor this campaign as ITP personnel would take steps to provide highway users the traing and education.
They are still active on shifts at Faizabad, Dhokri Chowk, Khayaban Chowk, Shaheen Chowk, Jinnah Super Market, Blue Area (SAVOR FOOD) and Blue Area (G-9 Markaz, F-10 Markaz, G-11Markaz, Aabpara Market) from 8 a.m. to 10:30 am, as well as at 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
The aim of this campaign is to improve the discipline of traffic through collaboration among people and to create a sense of traffic.