Traffic education means education on traffic rules. It embraces all rules and regulations to be followed while driving on roads. Traffic education is essential for drivers and pedestrians. Drivers and pedestrians having no traffic education may cause fatal accidents on the road. There are many rules and regulations in traffic.
Some of them are following the order of the traffic police, following the speed limit, sticking to their respective side, checking vehicles properly before driving, following the rules of loading vehicles with passengers or goods, in crowded places and at curves driving slowly and carefully and using horns, etc. Pedestrians also must obey some rules such as moving on the right path, avoiding whimsical crossing, being excessive passengers in the vehicles, etc. If we violate traffic rules, serious accidents may take place resulting in the loss of life and property. Many may get crippled for their whole life being a burden to the family or society. The importance of traffic education cannot be exaggerated. It can ensure a safe and pleasant journey. It can prevent sad or fatal accidents. Government can play a great role in traffic education. It should make traffic education compulsory for all drivers. It also must train up the traffic police properly. In case of violation of traffic rules on the part of the drivers, it must give exemplary punishment to the guilty persons.