Motorway police launch HTV driving simulators

Published: September 26, 2018
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NH&MP IG vows to promote driving skills and safer roads.

PHOTO: EXPRESS

NH&MP IG vows to promote driving skills and safer roads. PHOTO: EXPRESS

LAHORE / LAHORE: National Highway and Motorway Police (NH&MP) have launched state-of-the-art driving simulators in collaboration with Total Parco Pakistan at the NH&MP Training College.

Speaking on the occasion, NH&MP Inspector General Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar Khan said the professional training of heavy transport vehicle drivers was the need of the hour. He said this rang especially true on light of the expansion of high-speed road networks of CPEC and resulting demand of skilled drivers. Zulfiqar, along with Total Parco Senior Vice President Christian Cabrol, inaugurated the launching of heavy transport simulators imported from France.

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While addressing the ceremony, the NH&MP IG said the establishment of state-of-the-art road safety training institutes, equipped with all learning tools, including driving simulators, was an endeavour of the Motorway Police to promote safe driving. He also stressed the need for theoretical and practical learning of driving skills for safer roads. Zulfiqar also emphasised the role of media in promoting road safety awareness and change of attitudes of the general public.

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Speaking on the occasion, Cabrol said his company joined hands with NH&MP due to the mutual trust in professionalism and serious approach towards road safety.

The event was attended by Additional IG North Ghulam Rasool Zahid, Training College DIG Mehboob Aslam, Central Zone DIG Ahmad Arslan Malik, Motorways DIG Ashfaq Ahmad Khan and other senior officers of the Motorway Police.

Published in The Express Tribune, September 26th, 2018.

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