Tue, Jan 10, 2017 at 3:55 PM
The motive was to instill a sense of road safety
Ludhiana: 10th January, 2017: (Punjab Screen Bureau):
IPS Mr. Dhruv Dahiya, ADCP (Traffic) was the Guest of Honour for the day. The Chief Guest, while addressing the students, mentioned that the victims of the road accidents are mainly the youth who drive recklessly and break the traffic rules. He further encouraged the students to drive safely by following the traffic rules with the vision to be safe, responsible, highly aware future drivers. He advised the students to use helmets, seat belts, avoid mobile phones while driving and not to mix drinking with driving and ask the children to carry this message in their minds in the day to come. He shared his valuable information regarding road signs and informatory signs with the students which help them to comprehend the traffic signs displayed on the board. The motive behind this interactive session was to instill a sense of road safety amongst the students and sensitize them about the important issues. He also invited the students to join ‘Helping Hands’ Scheme through which the students will get first hand training of handling the traffic at various strategic points of the city. Dr. Mrs. Anu Verma, Principal of the school, in her addressal speech thanked the dignitary for sharing their estimable experiences with the students and staff. She said that the knowledge and adherence to traffic rules will help the students to be the good drivers on the roads and advised the students to prefer riding bicycles rather than motor vehicles till they attain the age of 18.