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Call to include road safety in school curriculum

A.K. Upadhyaya, Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) is reported to have called for road safety to be made a part of the curriculum in schools. He was delivering the keynote address at the valedictory function of the ‘National Road Safety Week 2012’ organised by the MoRTH along with International Road Federation (IRF) and Society of Indian Automobile ...

Gian Jyoti leads Road Safety 2012 campaign in Punjab

The Gian Jyoti group led this year’s Road Safety Week campaign in Punjab by organising a wide range of activities for students built around the theme “Accidents bring tears, Safety brings cheers.” Students participated in puppet shows, painting competitions and banner making competitions focussed road safety themes and topics. They saw documentary films and heard lectures on road safety. Exhibitions ...

IRTE’s Student Traffic Volunteers educates road users

            On the occasion of Road Safety 2012 in New Delhi, student traffic volunteers from the Institute of Road Traffic Education (IRTE)’s Student Traffic Volunteers Scholarship Scheme (STVS) interacted with motorists and pedestrians at different places in the city, giving them special pamphlets. These pamphlets carried messages, educating and creating awareness on the proper use ...

NATPAC Observes Road Safety Week

In Kerala NATPAC (National Transportation Planning and Research Centre) observed Road Safety 2012 by screening audiovisual programmes on road safety for the public, held at its pavilion at the December Fest in Kanakakunnu Palace. These 25 minute telefilms directed by C P Padmakumar, Venu Nair and Subash included instructions and road safety rules for school kids, pedestrians, auto rickshaw drivers ...

Bangalore spreads Road Safety message with roses

Road Safety activists in Bangalore celebrated Road Safety 2012 with a difference – by giving roses to drivers who followed road safety rules. The activists, about 65 employees of ISS Integrated Facility Services, in association with the traffic police, also stopped motorists who violated traffic rules and educated them on various aspects of road safety. Seat belts were donated to those who complained ...

Road Safety 2012 in Mumbai

The Chief Minister of Maharashtra Prithviraj Chavan inaugurated the two week campaign Road Safety 2012 on January 2nd at Islam Gymkhana, Marine Drive in presence of Home Minister R R Patil, additional chief secretary (Home) U Sarangi, and State Transport Department officials. Bollywood actor Jackie Shroff was made the brand ambassador for the campaign. The Mumbai traffic police has organised ...

Road Safety Week 2012

Road Safety Week 2012 is being observed throughout the country by different agencies—traffic police of various cities, NGOs, training institutions and companies involved in road safety. As a part of its mission to bring about awareness of road safety, and promote safe roads and driving, TrafficInfraTech will be bringing you regular news and updates on Road Safety Week 2012.

AIFMVDTEOA promotes Road Safety Week 2012

The All India Federation of Motor Vehicle Department Technical Executive Officers Associations (AIFMVDTEOA) has planned various activities to promote road safety and Road Safety Week 2012. It organised a programme beginning January 2nd at Pimpri-Chinchward, Pune in which reflective tapes were fitted on bicycles and bullock carts as an enhanced safety measure. Banners such as those displaying this year’s Road ...

Road Safety book released in Bangalore

MG Diagnostics and Imaging Centre released a book on road safety as a part of the Road Safety 2012 campaign. The book contains information on precautions motorists should take while driving and useful advice on topics such as buying helmets. Speaking on the occasion, the city additional Commissioner of Police (ACP) for Traffic and Security Dr MA Saleem reportedly requested ...

Lokmanya Hospital imparts training in emergency response

Lokmanya Hosptial, Pune, in collaboration with the  (RTO), Pimpri and the Pimpri Chinchwad Corporation (PCMC) conducted a training programme from Jan 1-10, aimed at creating a cadre of first responders trained in emergency response, and extrication and proper transportation of accident victims to hospitals. A total of 10 workshops were conducted in which 200 responders were trained. Lokmanya hospital also ...