Islamabad:A total of 5,995 candidates including 1,428 women have passed the driving course at the Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) driving school during the last three and half year.
The candidates are given the training under various categories i.e. motorcar driving, driving of LTV and HTV and issued licenses after successful completion of driving course. So far, these 5,995 candidates have passed out in 49 batches out of which 1,428 are women. SSP Traffic Dr. Moeen Masood while addressing the last 49th batch of ITP Driving
School’s students apprised them that they should always fasten seat belt and refrain from the use of mobile phone during driving.
He said that pedestrians have the first right to cross the road and driver should give them this right.
“The ITP Driving School is not only providing training but a source of community policing”, Dr. Moeen Masood said. He stressed upon the passing out students to observe
traffic rules and ensure discipline on road while driving the vehicles.
The basic responsibility of ITP is to provide safe traffic system to the citizens and instructors at ITP driving school are doing their best to ensure it.
The SSP (Traffic) said the fine tickets were not issued as punitive measure but the purpose is to create a sense of responsibility among them.
Traffic police staff have also been directed to take more steps for improving the
police image and facilitate the citizens by providing an effective traffic system to them, he said. THE NEWS