ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Inspector General National Highways and Motorway Police (NHMP) Khalid Mahmood convened a meeting with the Chairman OGRA Masroor Khan and representative from the Department of Explosives at NHMP (HQs) regarding safe movement of oil tankers, LPG bowsers, and other vehicles carrying hazardous material on national highways and motorways.
Discussions revolved around building a robust policy that ensures that aforementioned vehicles avoid any untoward incident and safely move across the Country.
It was mutually agreed that joint team shall conduct checking on motorways and highways to ensure that all such vehicles abide by the safety laws and regulations.
It was decided that other stakeholders like All Pakistan Oil Tankers associations shall be taken on board for use of latest technology in oil tankers for safety.
The IG NHMP also briefed on recent initiatives taken to ensure safety of commuters on national highways and motorways.
Khalid Mahmood appraised that NHMP has increased safety briefing for oil tankers, LPG bowsers, and other vehicles carrying hazardous material on National Highways and Motorways.