Ethics of road usage from islamic perspective

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The scenario of road accidents, now-a-days has reached an alarming level that leads towards fatalitie and loss of lives. This situation haunts dreadful imageries for every road user. Among notified causes are th attitudes and actions of the drivers, such as reckless driving, impatience as well as self-centeredness along wit disobedience to the road and traffic regulations. This negligence ultimately brings misery to the mass as affects innocent lives and their families. This study suggests solutions for road users to apply the ethics c road usage as introduced by Islam. The teachings of Islam involve guidance and regulations that would lea towards beautification of characters and personalities in all walks of life. It also inculcates the atmosphere c love, affirmation and cooperation. Islamic ethics outlined clear ethics of road usage that need to be upheld b all mankind. This is due to the fact that the public, in particular road users have the rights to utilize the road and highways. Islam is indeed against any actions leading towards any form of hazards for the road users. Thi study clarifies and outlines these ethics from the Islamic perspective.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)94-99
Number of pages6
JournalSocial Sciences (Pakistan)
Volume8
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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Keywords

  • Ethics
  • Islamic perspective
  • Malaysia
  • Road usage
  • Scenario

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  • Social Sciences(all)

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