RTA Secretary flags off road safety awareness rally
Jalandhar, January 15- As part of the drive to create awareness among the people on the road safety, the Secretary Regional Transport Authority (RTA) Dr Nayan Jassal today flagged a road safety awareness rally outside the district administrative complex on Wednesday.
The two-wheeler rally, all women drivers crossed BMC Chowk and Guru Nanak Mission Chowk and ended at Nakodar Chowk.
The pillion riders carried out road safety placards into their hands and sensitized the commuters about the traffic norms with a purpose to put a check on the road accidents. She exhorted upon the drivers to wear helmets and seat belts as a safety measure and follow traffic rules strictly.
RTA secretary Dr Nayan Jassal expressed hope that the rally and the other events being organized as part of the Road Safety Week would help in making people more aware about the road safety and the vital roles they can play in preventing accidents. She said the road-safety week is an effort to educate people on being safe on roads and spread awareness on traffic norms. She also appealed the people to obey traffic rules, check signboards, speed limit, avoid driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and others.
SECRETARY RTA DISTRIBUTES PAMPHLETS ON ROAD SAFETY
Earlier, As part of the drive to sensitize the commuters on the road safety, the Secretary Regional Transport Authority (RTA) Dr Nayan Jassal on Tuesday distributed the pamphlets among the commuters and made them aware of traffic rules, at BMC Chowk on Tuesday.
In today's drive, she also affixed the stickers on road safety on vehicles. During the campaign, Secretary RTA apprised the drivers of auto-rickshaws, two-wheelers and four-wheelers and others about the traffic norms with a purpose to put a check on the road accidents.
She said that the following of the traffic rules could help to control the road mishaps and save human lives.
She asked the people to obey traffic rules, signboards, speed limit, avoid driving under the influence of alcohol; drugs and others besides told them to ensure proper maintenance of vehicles regularly.
Meanwhile, a pollution check camp was also organized in the office of Regional Transport Authority near the bus stand. The camp also aimed at making vehicle owners aware of the importance of safe vehicles and a clean environment (SB)