Road safety awareness session held at Kargil
KARGIL: Continuing with the series of activities being organized by the Assistant Regional Transport Officer Kargil across the district in connection with the 29th Road Safety Week, a brainstorming session on various aspects of road safety, driving rules and cautions was organized at Conference Hall Baroo here today.
Additional Deputy Commissioner Imteeaz Kacho, Assistant Regional Transport Officer Kargil Haji Muhammad Baqir, Assistant Professor English Tahira Banoo, Assistant Professor Environmental Sciences Abdul Hamid, Executive Engineer REW Kargil Gulzar Hussain Munshi, Special Officer for Cultural Activities Kargil Muhammad Ali Tak besides around 50 students from Government Degree College Kargil participated in the session.
Threadbare discussion was held on the methods and necessities of road safety and how people must understand the use of helmets and seat belts while driving on the road or anywhere.
The participants put forth their views as to how following traffic rules and regulations, getting vehicles checked at regular intervals besides traffic etiquettes assume significance if fatal accidents are to be avoided.
The importance of fastening seat belt while driving and to carry documents such as registration, pollution certificates and the driving license was also highlighted by the speakers.