ISLAMABAD: Teams of Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) and traffic volunteers from various educational institutions of Islamabad have provided road safety tips to thousands of road users during the last three days.
ITP launched the one-week campaign on February 18 to educate road users about traffic rules with special focus on ensuring fastening of seat belts, avoiding use of mobile phones and maintaining lane discipline while driving.
AIG (Operations) Sultan Azam Temuri has said the aim of holding such a campaign was to acquaint people with traffic laws while inculcating better traffic sense among them. He said that ITP was doing its utmost effort to maintain traffic discipline in the city and involving community in its various campaigns to eliminate violation of traffic rules.
Temuri said such an awareness campaign was launched in recent past following directions from Minister for Interior Nisar Ali Khan which proved successful. He said efforts would continue to ensure a disciplined traffic system in the city. He said this campaign will continue until February 24 and students from educational institutions along with police teams will continue visiting different areas of the city to educate road users about traffic rules.
SSP (Traffic) Malik Matloob Hussain said that this campaign will help avoid road accidents. He urged citizens to cooperate with ITP and ensure success of this campaign by following traffic rules.
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