Rawalpindi-The National Highways and Motorway Police (NH&MW), has started observing road safety week.

The road safety week is being marked by the NHWMP on eve of its 19th raising day that will start on 26 November, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Northern Abbas Ahsan said.

He informed that motorway police was established with the aim to change the outdated traffic culture from the country and for the provision of best and safe road-related services to the commuters who use motorway and GT road for travelling.

“By the grace of Almighty Allah and the utmost and dedicated efforts of all ranks of the force made it possible to achieve the desired results,” he said. 

He added on the directions of IGP NH&MM Shokat Hayat, the north zone is observing a Road Safety Week throughout the zone in which people from all walks of life will be invited.  On this occasion, road safety walks, road safety stalls, road safety rallies and special patrolling would be carried out in N-5 North along with road safety seminars in different cities including Peshawar, Jhelum, Gujranwala and Murree.

 in which the experts of road safety and motorway police officers will elaborate the significance of road traffic safety and come up with the measures to mitigate the road crashes.

DIG further stated that the road safety has also become inevitable and challenging due to the revolutionary change in traffic culture with the genesis of CPEC and accelerating transit trade which demands a dire attention to work on the subject of road safety.

At the end, DIG requested the general public for their wholehearted cooperation with NH&WMP in term of road safety to alleviate the ratio of accidents on the national highways and motorways to save the precious lives of the commuters.