Sopore : With a view to bringing about greater awareness among people to take necessary precautions and avoid road accidents, SSP Sopore Harmeet Singh Mehta KPS leaded a campaign on road safety initiated by Sopore Police . As part of this campaign, Students of SRM Welkin Higher Secondary School Sopore, MET Higher Secondary School Sopore, Sanctorum Public School Sopore and The Edge (Youth of Volunteer’s) provided with posters, containing important messages on road safety endorsed by SSP Sopore .“I pledge my support for this campaign and commit myself towards the achievement of worthy goals. I am with you in this campaign to create awareness. We are grateful to these schools n The volunteers of Edge for leading the campaign towards creating awareness, preventing accidents, “said SSP Sopore”.
Encourage Overspeeding, inadequate protection (not wearing helmets/seatbelts), distracted driving (use of mobile phone, etc.) and not being alert are some of the key reasons recorded for road accidents. This road safety awareness drive encourages people to be more responsible while driving and follow road safety regulations. It calls for people to follow simple steps like wearing a helmet/ seatbelt, avoiding phone calls while driving, avoiding over-speeding and being alert while driving which could reduce road accidents.”With our vision of ‘Zero Injury Zero.
Prize distribution ceremony was finally held at Police Post Fruit Mandi Sopore. SDPO Sopore, Rafiabad, DySp DAR, DTI Baramulla, and other officials attended the campaign.
2015 Kashmir Despatch