Lahore:State of the art traffic schools will be opened in all the districts of Pakistan to produce more skilled drivers with better sense of road safety said by Inspector General National Highways & Motorway Police Zafar Abbas Luk while holding a meeting representatives of Transport Associations and media personnel here at Lahore.
IG NH&MP Zafar Abbas Luk said that providing safe, secure and qualitative journey is the prime motive of Motorway Police. While holding talk with the representatives of Bus and Truck owners association, IG said that drivers working hours should be limited to avoid casualties resulting from dozing at wheel. He further asked that drivers should avoid racing and should be more responsible. IG announced opening of ‘Road Safety Institutes’ all over Pakistan for improving the skills of drivers and make them better and responsible citizens. IG asked Owners of trucks and trailers to reduce load according to per axil limit to save our roads. He also told that soon vehicle fitness checking will be started by motorway police to ensure that only fit buses ply on national highways and motorways.
Director IB Mian Asif, Zonal Commander N-5 Central Nisar Ahmed Saroya, DIG Railways Police Munir Chisti, SSP Mirza Faran Baigh and other official of motorway police were also present on this occasion
While talking to media IG Motorway Zafar Abbas said that media has its role to play and should point out any discrepancy to improve besides highlighting public service messages and campaigns for the welfare of people. IG announced cash worth 50,000 and commendation certificate for the heirs of a bus guard who laid his life while an attempt of dacoity. Similarly, IG distributed gifts among children who lost on highways and were found by Motorway Police to reunite with their aggrieved families.