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Students take out rally to mark Road Safety Week

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Rallies mark observance of Road Safety Week

Safety FirstStudents at road safety awareness rallyPHOTO:P GOUTHAM
Safety FirstStudents at road safety awareness rallyPHOTO:P GOUTHAM

Awareness rallies on road safety, meetings with vehicle drivers and distribution of pamphlets marked the observance of week-long 24{+t}{+h}Road Safety Week from January 1 to 7 that came to an end here on Monday.

Police Commissioner K.C. Mahali flagged off a rally from Collectorate that passed through Four Road Junction before culminating at New Bus Stand.

At the end, college students, who took part in the rally, were briefed about the importance of wearing helmet, concept of golden hour to save life of accident victims and giving first aid to the victims.

“Students should educate their friends and family members to follow road rules for safety of all”, a senior police official said. More than 5,000 students and police personnel participated in the rally.

“The main objective of celebration is to make road safer by following road rules and preventing accidents”, said a police personnel.


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