ISLAMABAD:(APS) June 11, 2015: Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) on Thursday launched awareness campaign for safety of motorcyclists to ensure safe driving for them on roads.
The campaign was formally inaugurated by SSP (Traffic) Malik Matloob Ahmed here at Garden Avenue. It has been launched by ITP in collaboration with Atlas Honda and to remain continue by June 17.
Special squads have been constituted to educate bike riders as how to ensure their safety before travelling on roads. These squads would perform duties at various main roads of the city and to brief the motorcyclists about safe journey
The motorcyclists driving the bikes without helmets and side mirrors or having defective indicators, headlights, rear lights and speed meters be educated and to be appealed to get faulty parts repaired.
Various teams have been constituted to educate the bike riders about safe drive which would perform duties at various points of the city including Garden Avenue, F-8 Exchange Road, Karachi Company, Tarnol, Bhara Kahu, Aabpara Chowk and Islamabad Chowk.
The SSP (Traffic) Malik Matloob has said that purpose of this campaign is to ensure safety for motorcyclists and prevent any road mishap by educating them about safe road environment. He said that Honda Atlas is assisting the motorcyclists during this campaign to repair the defective lights, indicators or other equipment. This education campaign will remain continue till June 17, he added.