A road safety awareness session with students of a private school was organised at National Highway and Motorway Police (NHMP) Training College Sheikhupura on Wednesday. The students participating in the session were briefed that, currently, road accidents were the eighth leading cause of death and if the current ratio of accidents continues, it will become the fifth leading cause of death by 2030. The participants were shown different videos relating to road safety awareness and were also briefed about traffic rules. The students were especially briefed about the importance of safety helmet and seat belt. At the end of the session a road safety awareness walk was organised by officers of NHMP and students. Later, the students visited different facilities of the training college like NHMP museum, firing and driving simulators. The school’s Principal Iftikhar Ahmad said, The session provided very useful information about road safety to the students. We will work together in future with NHMP for the cause of road safety.”
Published in The Express Tribune, October 22nd, 2020.
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