Panaji. Dated: February 13, 2018 … A special programme was organized to sensitize the school students at Government High School, Pissurlem in Sattari yesterday. The programme was conducted to create awareness among the students about rules and regulations pertaining to traffic and to make them aware about traffic signages.
The awareness programme was organized by the Office of Assistant Director of Transport, Bicholim. Shri Shivanand Pednekar and Shri Akhil Pokle Assistant Motor vehicles Inspectors briefed the students on various issues pertaining to traffic safety by wearing helmets, discipline to be maintained in school buses.
Speaking on the occasion Shri Shivanand Pednekar highlighted the importance of helmets and said the head and brain is most vulnerable to injury when met in two wheelers accident. He underscored the risks of riding two wheelers without wearing helmet. Riders who do not wear helmets are at risk of suffering a traumatic brain injury.
The programme was organized in connection with the 8th. Road Safety Week celebrations.