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Road safety workshop held for schoolchildren

By Our crime correspondent
February 22, 2024

Islamabad:The Islamabad Capital Police on Wednesday conducted a workshop for students of Elite School Islamabad at its F-8 traffic office to sensitize the participants about the rules and road safety measures.

A group photo of the private school children who visited Islamabad Capital Police Traffic Office, Faizabad on Wednesday on February 21, 2024.— NNI
A group photo of the private school children who visited Islamabad Capital Police Traffic Office, Faizabad on Wednesday on February 21, 2024.— NNI   

A total of 50 students participated in the workshop and it got an overwhelming response from them. Chief Traffic Officer Islamabad delivered a lecture to students about road safety and traffic rules. He said that children would take charge of important responsibilities in the future and it is our duty to educate students about road safety and traffic rules. He said that, the Islamabad Capital Police is fulfilling its duty well and has taken special measures to sensitize students about road discipline.

On this occasion, the school Principal and other staff appreciated the awareness campaign conducted by the Islamabad Capital Police and said that Islamabad Police is a corruption-free organization that provides road safety and security to the people. It is commendable to provide awareness to children about traffic rules, she said, adding that traffic police officers perform their duties diligently and honestly despite tough weather conditions.

Moreover, the students were educated during the workshop about dangers of risky driving, rights of road users, use of overhead bridges, use of zebra crossings and other traffic rules. The students enjoyed the ride on bikes and patrolling cars along with policemen. The Chief Traffic Officer said that such workshops are being conducted on the directions of ICCPO Dr. Akbar Nasir Khan and such programs would continue in future as well.