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National Highway & Motorway Police creating road safety awareness: Inspector General.

ISLAMABAD, November 03, 2011 (Frontier Star): Zafarullah Khan, Inspector General, National Highways & Motorway Police, has said that NH&MP is creating road safety awareness among masses. Addressing the officers on inaugural ceremony of NH&MP dispensary at NH&MP Lines HQ, Islamabad, he said that NH&MP have taken numerous measures to reduce accidents. This has resulted more than 70% reduction in accident rate. He said that by abiding the traffic rules and to follow the road safety precautionary measures we save not only their own lives but also the lives of others who are using the road either as a pedestrian or as a driver/commuter. He said that motorway police has recently established its own accident investigation unit to prevent accidents. This unit will investigate all the accidents and then decide the cause of accident with measures and submit its report to road safety wing to overcome these accidents in future. He said that as per a survey in all over the world most of deaths happened due to different diseases, whereas, death ratio regarding accidents is at number 8. As per report of the United Nations in future if not taken any precautionary measure to prevent these accidents, the death rating due to accidents will stand at number 3. He said that all NH&MP patrolling officer got first aid training from big hospitals of the country, in case of any misshape NH&MP officer provide first aid and save their precious lives. He said that Providing Help to commuters, their counselling and Guidance is the motto of Motorway Police.

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Publication:The Frontier Star (Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan)
Date:Nov 3, 2011
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