Interaction session on Traffic laws held at Kulgam
KULGAM: The Motor Vehicles Department (MVD) Kulgam, in collaboration with Global Human Welfare Organisation today organised awareness cum interactive session with the students to sensitize them about the importance of obeying traffic rules and regulations while being on roads besides of, use and utility of safety gadgets.
Addressing the gathering, the Assistant Regional Transport Officer (ARTO) Kulgam, Dr Mohammad Zubair Lattoo said that the deaths happening due to road accident is an emerging disaster and calls for a serious intervention by policy-planners, media and civil society to create continued awareness on road safety norms and regulations.
Dr Zubair elaborated the underlying cause of road accidents such as driving without seat belts and helmets, use of cell phones, over speeding and drunken driving.
He said the purpose of organising such programmes for youth is to disseminate a message of saving life of their own and others while being on roads and to make them law-abiding citizens of the society.
He also said that by abiding the traffic rules we can save the precious lives of people which are being lost due to accidents.