ITP trains 150 on road safety

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) held a road safety seminar at Air Headquarters. Around 150 participants were given road safety tips and educated about traffic laws with the purpose to ensure safe road environment for the commuters.  They were informed about traffic rules and regulations. The ITP’s education team briefed the participants on safety measures while walking along the road, road crossing code, causes of accidents and how to protect one-self, defensive driving and its requirements, practice to prevent risky situations on road, planning for a long journey, positioning vehicle or lane discipline, right of way on junctions and road markings, safe overtaking, traffic sign boards and traffic light signals and perils of using mobile phone while driving. A special lecture was also given to them as how to ensure safe driving in rainy weather and ensure proper maintenance of vehicles for such conditions.  

Published in The Express Tribune, January 19th, 2018.

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