Road Safety Campaign For Back View Mirrors, Safety Helmets Begins
SHEIKHUPURA– On the directions of Commandant Training College DIG Mehboob Aslam, Motorway Police Training College Mobile Education Unit in collaboration with Atlas Honda organized a road safety awareness campaign to highlight the importance of Back View Mirrors and Safety Helmet.
The campaign was launched in the presence of In-charge MEU Muhammad Saleem, Atlas Honda Regional Head Muhammad Usman. Other officers of Motorway Police and other dignitaries were also present on the occasion.
While directing to launch Back View Mirror and Safety Helmet awareness campaign, DIG Mehboob Aslam said that in Pakistan thousands of people die every year in road crashes and motorcyclists are major contributors in them.
Head injury is major cause of death, serious injury and disability among bike riders and it can be avoided by use of standard safety helmets, following traffic rules and adopting road safety measures.
At start of the campaign back view mirrors were installed at motorcyclists and safety helmets were distributed free of cost among road users.
The motorcyclists were briefed about other safety tips necessary while riding a bike. During the campaign it was asserted that safety helmet is not only mandatory for bike rider but also for pillion rider too.
Motorcyclists were also briefed to install back view mirror, drive at slow pace at extreme left of the road, avoid using mobile phone and triple riding.
In-charge MEU SPO Muhammad Saleem said that use of back view mirrors and safety helmet could greatly help in saving loss of precious lives and property.— PRESS RELEASE