Governor stresses safety steps to cope with accidents

LAHORE, Aug 08 (APP):Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar endorsed the evidence-based recommendations highlighted by the DG Rescue to be implemented to ensure road safety.

He was addressing the `Road Safety Workshop’ held at the Governor’s House here on Thursday to evolve a strategy to reduce increasing number of accidents in Punjab.

He said implementation on action plans/strategic directions of the workshop to reduce speed limit for motorcycle to 50km/hr, keep in lane besides using helmets, providing safe, economical and dignified public transport and implementation of standardised driving licensing programme would definitely reduce the number of accidents.