Honda spreads road safety awareness to 270 frontline COVID-19 warriors
Thane: In a first of its kind initiative to reinforce importance of road safety in the challenging times of New Normal, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd.’s (HMSI) digital Road Safety awareness trainings – ‘Honda Road Safety E-Gurukul’ now goes to frontline COVID-19 warriors across India!
Honda safety instructors educated 270 frontline COVID-19 warriors including police officials, doctors, nurses, ambulance drivers and security guards through 1-hour learning programs across Coimbatore, Thane, Mumbai and Yeola.
2 online training sessions in Maharashtra educated 45 security guards in Mumbai and over 30 doctors, nurses & ambulance drivers of 11 hospitals across Thane & Yeole.
Parallely, in Coimbatore, Honda’s Road Safety Gurukul, in association with Coimbatore City Police, was conducted at Honda’s adopted Children’s Traffic Training Park with all safety measures & social distancing norms for more than 190 police officials of the city.
Prioritizing the safety of Covid-19 warriors on roads, Mr. Prabhu Nagaraj, Senior Vice President – Brand & Communications, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said, “Honda salutes the frontline COVID-19 warriors across India who are working rigorously & selflessly in these testing times. Honda 2Wheelers India expresses its gratitude to them and wants to ensure their safety on roads by educating them on important aspects of road safety. This is just a beginning for us and we plan to extend this initiative further to more frontline COVID-19 warriors of the country.”
Keeping it informative yet engaging, Honda’s road safety instructors utilized Road Safety Learning Programs to enhance the retention of Road Safety awareness. The training focused on explaining the importance of safe riding etiquettes, safety gears, road rules, traffic signs through a mix of theory, videos and case studies. The session was followed by a Question & Answer session for resolving queries on various topics.
Honda’s CSR commitment towards Road Safety:
As a socially responsible corporate, Honda 2Wheelers India has spread road safety awareness to more than 34 lac people of all age groups through its 14 Traffic Training Parks, 4 Safety Driving Education Centers and regular activities for schools, colleges, corporate & societies.
Since the start of Honda Road Safety E-Gurukul in May’20, Honda has spread road safety awareness digitally to over 23,000 people across 50 cities and 19 States & U.Ts. Together, with the support of civil society, Honda is making all efforts to ensure that Indians are safer on roads as India continues to unlock further in the times to come.