Motorists told to follow safety rules in Murree
The directives are aimed at avoiding traffic congestion, road mishaps.
The City Traffic Police (CTP) on Sunday urged visitors to strictly follow safety rules on Murree roads to avoid traffic congestion and road mishaps.
According to a CTP spokesperson, tourists travelling to Murree and other hilly areas have been advised to obey traffic rules to avoid road accidents. He said that the CTP had designated several points for car parking while several main roads such as Kashmir Point, Mall Road, Guldana Road and others had been closed for two-way traffic to ease the flow.
He urged the tourists to cooperate with traffic police so that the traffic mess could be avoided. The motorists should avoid wrong parking on roads which would help ensure the smooth flow of traffic, he added.
“The beautiful climate of Murree attracts a large number of tourists and motorists have to face severe traffic congestion,” the official said.
An emergency helpline 051-9269200 had also been introduced to facilitate the tourists which can be contacted round the clock.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 26th, 2021.