CHANDIGARH,16.06.2024-Today i.e. 15.06.2024, the Road Safety Awareness Cell of Chandigarh Traffic Police conducted a Road Safety Awareness Session at Post Graduate Govt College, Sector 11, Chandigarh for the NCC Cadets(Students of B.A 1st year, 2nd year & 3rd year). During this programme, C.O. Colonal Paramjeet Singh VSM (Visith Sewa Medal), Nayab Subedar Ajay kumar, approx. 350 NCC Cadets & 10 staff member were participated and approx. 650 road safety pamphlets were distributed.

During the session, participant were awared about the important provisions, Rules & Regulations contained in Motor Vehicle Driving Regulation (MVDR) 2017, Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Act 2019 and Central Motor Vehicle Rules (CMVR) 1989. Special emphasis was given on the impact and importance of use of safety headgear, i.e. “HELMET” by two wheeler rider and pillion rider, wearing of seat belt by driver as well as by front and rear co-passengers for their own safety.

Besides of this a special emphasis was given on the role of Good Samaritan for helping the road crash victims to save precious human life. They were also made aware about impact & importance of various important road safety issues which are for their own safety as well as for the safety of the other road users:-

*Importance and significance of Traffic Road Signages, Road markings and Traffic Lights signals.

Importance and Impact of wearing of safety Headgear “HELMET”of good quality of ISI Mark and Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) quality by two wheeler driver and pillion rider above the age of 04 years and it protect the Head from Head injuries in road crashes and save precious human life.

Importance and Impact of wearing seat belt by LMV user i.e driver, front co-passenger and rear seat passengers which protects the persons wearing Seat Belt from severe bodily injuries.

Importance and usage of Cycle Track while bicycling which are for their own safety. Not to ply/park motor vehicle on cycle track for the safety of cyclists and pedestrians who are walking on cycle track.

  • No unnecessary Honking. Not to Honk especially in “No Honking Zone” an area of 100 meters around Hospitals, Courts and Educational Institutes.
  • Impact of over speeding. “Speed Thrills but Kills”.
  • Importance and Impact of side rear view Mirror before Lane Changing, turning Right and Left to avoid Collision and for one’s own safety and safety of other road users.
    • Impact of usage of Mobile phone by Motor Vehicle driver, Cyclists and Pedestrian which causes distraction and resulting into road crashes or any other untoward incident.
    • No Jay waling on roads and to cross roads from Pedestrian Zebra crossing Markings with due care and caution and not to cross the road from the passege in between the parked vehicle.
    • Importance and impact of lane Driving causes “Lane Driving is Sane Diving avoid traffic congestion and stream line of traffic flow.
      • Give way to Emergency Vehicle i.e. Ambulance, Fire Brigade and Police (PCR) Vehicles.

A pledge was also administered to follow & obey traffic rules and Regulations and a small quiz was held and trophies were distributed to winners (NCC Cadets) i.e. Jannet, Pooja, Vaishali, Bhavesh, Sanjana and Lakshita.

Chandigarh Traffic Police appeals to all the citizens to follow and obey traffic rules & regulations for their own safety as well as for the safety of other road users for making the roads more safety and to reduce road crash fatalities.