LAHORE, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 16th August, 2016) : There is a dire need to launch awareness drives regarding road safety by holding seminars, lectures and briefing among the masses. Talking to APP here on Tuesday, a spokesman of National Highways and Motorway Police (NH&MP) said the NH&MP organized various awareness seminars to create awareness among people about road safety, traffic discipline and traffic rules. He said the NH&MP had put in place effective measures to reduce accidents and provide safe journey to the road users and in this regard special awareness campaigns including the use of seat belts, helmets, lane and line discipline, over-speeding and other traffic rules were initiated.
The spokesman said that traffic rules violations including over-speeding, use of cell-phone while driving, use of high beam lights, lane discipline violations and others could cause accidents. SSP Masroor Alam directed the officials to conduct patrolling on highways and motorways besides, educating people at toll plazas about traffic rules, he maintained.