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Opinion Poll: (Over 1 in 3 Pakistanis admit to have violated at least one traffic law: Poll)

ISLAMABAD: According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup and Gilani Pakistan, over 1 in 3 Pakistanis, who drive, admit to have violated at least one traffic law. 39% say breaking traffic signals; 37% failing to indicate turns.

A nationally representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces, who answered in affirmative about driving at least one kind of vehicle, was further asked, “While driving, have you ever violated any of the following traffic rules?”

In response to this question, 39% said they have ran a red-light or amber-light signal, 37% said they failed to indicate turns,30% said they have over sped while there was a speed limit enforced and 36% said they have turned from or into the wrong lane.

The study was released by Gilani Research Foundation and carried out by Gallup and Gilani Pakistan, the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International.

The recent survey was carried out among a sample of 522 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, June 04 – June 11, 2018. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.