30th Road safety week begins in Doda

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By Fast Kashmir on 04/02/2019.

30th Road safety week begins in Doda

Abid Hussain Wani


Doda, February 04: Motor Vehicle Department Doda organized a rally in connection with 30th National Road Safety Week here on the theme ” SADAK SURAKSHA JEEVAN RAKSHA” on the first day of week.
The rally was flagged off by District Development Commissioner Doda Anshul Garg-IAS and participated along with other officers includes SSP Doda Shabir Malik, ARTO Rajesh Gupta, DySP Traffic Zohaib Patigaroo, Education Department, Army and civil administration officers.
Students of various schools, drivers and Automobile Dealers carrying banners and play cards participated in the rally and shouted out the slogans about road safety. Road safety Week is starting from 4th Feb to 10 Feb 2019. During this period several other programs on road safety will be organized in the week.
On this occasion, Various speaker delivered the lectures on Road safety at Dak Bungalow Doda. Speaking to the participants, ARTO Doda exhorted upon the participants to wear crash helmets and seat belts as a safety measure and follow the traffic rules strictly. He
DySP Traffic Zohaib Patigaroo said that Doda region is already declared as accident prone in the state as some major road accidents have taken place in this area so observing traffic rules in this area is unavoidable.
Road safety week celebrations will be spread across the week and different activities including debate competitions, medical camps, joint checking with traffic police.