LAHORE MIRROR– The National Highways & Motorways Police (NH&MP) conducted a special programme involving road safety at the City Bus Terminal and Jinnah Terminal in Lahore, says a press release issued Saturday.
The activity was performed in continuation of initiative of “Road Safety On Wheels” by DIG Central Zone Ahmad Arslan Malik regarding pasting road safety slogans on PSVs (Buses, Coasters & Vans).
Senior Superintendent of Police Masroor Alam Kolachi along with administration of different public service companies launched the campaign in Sector-I of Central Zone.
Speaking on the occasion, SSP Kolachi said distraction is a significant contributor to road accidents both on highways and motorways. Proper awareness of these potential hazards and distractions through innovative means is the need of the hour.
NH&MP has launched one such program by pasting road safety messages on public service vehicles.The activity of highlighting road safety messages will help significantly to road users in understanding issues of road safety.
Kolachi further said that road safety messages mounted on public service vehicles will automatically grab the attention of road users. Motorway Police had always taken revolutionary and innovative steps for promotion of road safety awareness.
Extension of this program of pasting road safety messages on country leading bus services will contribute greatly in disseminating road safety messages to the public at large, he added.
He further added that while keeping in view alarming increase in ratio of accidents, it was need of time to excel in new innovative and effective methods in road safety awareness.
A passenger bus moving from Lahore to Karachi, Multan, Islamabad, Peshawar and other destinations will surely benefit thousands of road users regarding road safety.
The owners of public transport companies not only appreciated the initiative and effort of NH&MP but also assured that they would carry out the same in coordination with NH&MP to disseminate the road safety messages at a broader level for safety of the road users and general public.– PRESS RELEASE