Doda: As a part of the ongoing Road Safety Month, an awareness camp was organized by the Motor Vehicle Department Doda (MVD) on the theme “Sadak Suraksha Jeevan Raksha” here at General Bus Stand.
President Municipal Council Doda, Ved Parkash Gupta was the Chief Guest at the event which was also attended by ARTO Doda Er. Kuldeep Singh, Inspector Traffic Police, Inspector MVD and other staff of MVD, Drivers, Conductors/Cleaners and transporters.
Over 150 passenger vehicle drivers and conductors/cleaners of the district participated in the programme.
Addressing the participants at the camp, the ARTO sought cooperation of drivers and conductors in spreading the message of road safety and making the Road Safety Month a big success. He asked them to avoid over speeding, use of mobile phone while driving, drunken driving, wrong overtaking, racing and underage driving to prevent loss of precious human lives.
He further asked the participants to take all necessary measures and follow the traffic rules strictly for their own safety and safety of others. He stressed upon the youth to wear helmet or seat belt to avoid fatal injuries and follow traffic rules to avoid frequent road accidents.