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Chocolates distributed among traffic rule-abiding commuters
 

Road Safety Week observed in Bokajan

From a Correspondent

Bokajan, January 11: The newly-posted SDPO of Bokajan, Pusparaj Singh, in collaboration with Khatkhati police team, observed a road safety awareness programme to mark the 28th Road Safety Week on Wednesday morning.

The police team intercepted each vehicle moving to and fro the Khatkhati Police check-post and distributed chocolates amongst the traffic rule-abiding citizens for wearing helmets and seat belts. The police team also initiated a soft approach towards the errant drivers as well as riders by pasting a ‘Danger Mark’ on their vehicles, hoping to remind them of the safety measures each time they sit and drive.

The number of traffic accident related deaths is rising each year despite a national road strategy and laws on speed limits, safety gears and drunk driving. Briefing media persons, Pusparaj Singh said, “Assam Police have been observing road safety awareness programmes as part of the Road Safety Week every year. It has been seen that people here are least aware of the road safety measures and are oblivious towards the helmet culture. People here avoid safety gear as a matter of practice and hence we are distributing chocolates amongst the traffic rule-abiding citizens to inspire the others. We will continue this on a regular basis and bring about the safety gear culture into the life of the common people.”

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