Traffic Culture of Muslims in Pakistan and Islamic Culture through Hadith-e-Nabvi


  • Dr. Syed Aftab Alam Fatima Jinnah Women University
  • Abdul Wahab Hassan Bin Muhammad Asghar Hussain Quershi University of Karachi, Karachi


Islam depicts the travelling and indirectly traffic rules which are important agenda for not only civilized communities but also for all societies over the globe. Traffic situation is becoming bad in Pakistan by the increase of vehicles in recent years. There are many factors involved in this regard such as many road accidents happen due to lack of knowledge of traffic rules, risky practices towards traveling or traffic rules and regulation and negative attitude of drivers, Being Muslims, it is expected that most of the Pakistanis have knowledge of Hadith by the last holy prophet Muhammad. The prophet also addressed the basic rules for travelling also. This research work was initiated because to highlight the teaching of concerned hadith and present basic traffic rules prevailing in Pakistan. It will be helpful to study comparatively to understand where we are lacking and what interventions we must make regarding this issue regarding traffic culture. Emphasis has been given on the differences and similarities between Muslim traffic culture and Islamic traffic culture.

Author Biographies

Dr. Syed Aftab Alam, Fatima Jinnah Women University

Assistant Professor, Fatima Jinnah Women University

Director, Alam Learning Institute

Abdul Wahab Hassan Bin Muhammad Asghar Hussain Quershi, University of Karachi, Karachi

MPhil Scholar, Sheikh Zaid Islamic Center, University of Karachi, Karachi





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