RAWALPINDI: Rawalpindi City Traffic Officer (CTO) Yousaf Ali Shahid has directed the City Traffic Police’s (CTP) education wing to accelerate the public awareness campaign about traffic rules and road safety.
The CTO directed the officials concerned to ensure that the road users strictly observe traffic signs, signals, traffic rules and regulations on the city roads. He said that maximum pamphlets should be distributed among the public, especially frequent road users, to spread awareness about traffic rules and road safety.
Furthermore, the traffic officer directed the education wing to arrange lectures, seminars, walks and radio programmes, and also use other mediums of communication to spread awareness among the general public.
The CTO informed that on the directives of Rawalpindi Regional Police Officer Muhammad Wisal Fakhar Sultan Raja, the CTP officials were creating awareness about traffic rules among the citizens as well as striving hard to regulate the city traffic.
Moreover, Shahid also said that the citizens, during the awareness campaign, should be informed that the use of mobile phone while driving was dangerous and the habit should be avoided altogether.
He said that the education wing had been making efforts to spread road safety awareness among the public so that travelling could be made safe and easy for all road users.