LAHORE - DIG City Traffic Police Capt(retd) Muhammad Usman Khattak has said that awareness about using helmets, mobile phones, seat belts, and action against violations including line, lane discipline and wrong overtaking can remarkably reduce road traffic accidents and make the traffic flow smooth across the City. He said this while addressing a 'Road Safety Seminar that was held by Divisional Public School (DPS) Township here on Thursday. He said that City Traffic Police are going to launch traffic awareness drive with the help of students of different colleges, universities, business community, members of NGOs, and in this regard introductory stalls would be installed at various places. The DIG said that road safety was an international problem with far reaching effects on society and students and media can play pivotal role for to some extant reduced the ratio of the road accidents. Private schools, colleges should provide their own buses for pick and drop facility to the students because in this way 50 percent flow of traffic could be reduced, Khattak explained. He said added that negligent driving and non-awareness of rules and traffic discipline had put the commuters in the list of high accident rate but the City traffic police has been combating this problem successfully. He said and added that City traffic police have been set up 'City traffic Radio 88.8 for the help of citizens and people before leaving the home can easily judge traffic flow through this system. He further said that it was good to note that City traffic police was set the criteria of driving licence like international standard. On this occasion, Principal of the school Abdul Shakoor Butt highlighted the main features of the seminar and delivered the importance of the road safety. He said that we all have to play our role in correcting the society. All the citizens especially the educated ones must follow the traffic rules, which have been devised for their own safety. He said traffic police had played a vital role in its jurisdiction, that left the impression to a better development. A number of Traffic Wardens, general pubic, and students attended the seminar. Later, the DIG distributed shields and prizes among the students namely Muhammad Mudabbar, Izza Shahid, Sara Tahir, Muhammd Sami and traffic police instructors.