Awareness camp

Awareness camp

Recently Secretary Transport held awareness campon Road Safety & Swachhata in Jammu.

Secretary, Transport Department, was the chief guest while Transport Commissioner, Rajinder Singh Tara, was the guest of honour on the occasion.

The Secretary, while speaking on the occasion, exhorted upon the students to become ambassadors of road safety. He emphasized collective responsibility of all towards ensuring safer roads for everyone by contributing their part for larger welfare of public. “Joint efforts are crucially needed to combat the menace of frequent road accidents”, he asserted.

He stressed the need for enhancing road quality, ensuring that vehicles are well-maintained and conditioned besides raising awareness among drivers and the public to promote road safety and minimize accidents. He expressed concern over frequent human casualties and physical damages due to road accidents over the past one decade. “The data about road casualties in the past 10 years is alarming,” he added.

Speaking on the occasion, Transport Commissioner called upon the students to optimally utilize this opportunity of learning about the road safety norms. He exhorted upon them to strictly adhere to these rules for ensuring their safety and safety of others too. He asked the students to further disseminate the message of Road Safety among the peer group and family members.  He also stressed on the need for cautious driving in-conformity with the Road Safety Norms and Motor Vehicle Rules.

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