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Mangaluru : 27th National Road Safety Week inaugurated

Mangaluru : 27th National Road Safety Week inaugurated


Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Jan 13, 2016 :   The  traffic problem confronting the city can be solved to a great extent if each and every citizen  opts to serve as a traffic warden at least for an hour every week, observed JR Lobo, MLA of Mangaluru South.

 

 

 National Road Safety Week inaugurated 1

 

 National Road Safety Week inaugurated 1



 National Road Safety Week inaugurated 1



 National Road Safety Week inaugurated 1



 National Road Safety Week inaugurated 1



 National Road Safety Week inaugurated 1



 National Road Safety Week inaugurated 1



 National Road Safety Week inaugurated 1


He was speaking as a chief guest at the inaugural function of the 27th National Road Safety Week at Police Bhavan on January 12, Tuesday. Earlier a colourful procession  which was taken out from Light House Hill to the function venue, was flagged off by DK District in-charge Minister B Ramanath Rai. Students of various colleges, NCC cadets and Scouts and Guides participated in the procession holding placards on road safety. The new rule of mandatory helmets even for pillion riders came into effect on the occasion of the inaugural of Road Safety Week.

G.S. Hegde, Assistant Regional Transport Officer, who delivered the key-note address  said those violating traffic rules, jumping signals, those resorting to drunken driving and  transporting people on goods lorries as also those speaking on mobile phones while driving will face suspension of Driving Licences for three months.

A  week long training is planned for drivers who approach RTO for renewal of licences. The aim of this programme is to enlighten them on traffic rules, he added.

Dr. S.D. Sharanappa, District Superintendent of  Police who also spoke, said every motorist has to ensure his safety  while driving   and  try to avert accidents. Referring to some complaints  of rude behaviour by  private bus drivers and conductors, he requested the Bus Operators Association to train  the bus crew in soft skills.

Awareness pamphlets and a booklet on traffic awareness were released by  Jayaram Bhat, MD of Karnataka Bank and JR Lobo, MLA  respectively on the occasion. The awareness calendar was released by  Shantharaju and Dr Sandeep Patil, DCPs.

 Joe Gonsalves, Senior Traffic Warden,  K M Narayan, Vice  President of Canara Bus Owners’ Association  and many others were present.



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Shailesh, Mangalore Wed, January-13-2016, 2:05

The traffic patrolling have to be strict. Bribing must be banned completely. because the youths caught bribe and escape.

LikithaDinesh, Bangalore Wed, January-13-2016, 1:22

Not the schools student the youth have to invited and made compulsory to attend this meet . They are ones who usually break the traffic rules.

Sunil Shetty, Kunjathbail Wed, January-13-2016, 1:01

The public has to be made aware of the traffic rules. Especially the youths who ride rash, without the helmets and ride holding the phones have to be strictly taken to charge.

Rakesh BG, Mangalore Tue, January-12-2016, 11:23
The traffic rules have to be made very strict . The public have to seriously co-operate and follow the road safety measures.
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