Dimapur, January 24: In a bid to address road safety issues among college going students, two separate sessions on road safety awareness were conducted by Dimapur Traffic Police and Okusa Toyota respectively for students of Tetso College here in the college premises on January 24.
The Dimapur Traffic Police personnel led by Inspector Peter Shuya, OC Traffic Control (Zone II) provided valuable information on safety measures for drivers, which was well received by the young students.
Shuya asserted that road safety should be a primary concern irrespective of gender or age and called upon the students to be aware of, obey, and follow traffic regulations.
The OC also educated the students on the meaning of various road signs and hand gestures made by traffic personnel. He further highlighted on the importance of wearing helmets for two-wheeler riders, carrying of driving license at all times, using of turn indicators, slowing down at intersections, minimal usage of car horn, and caring for roadside pedestrians.
To ease traffic congestion during rush hour, the traffic inspector suggested the option of carpooling or to make use of school or college buses. He also explained the use of traffic baton and breath analyzer and last but not the least, strictly warned the students against drink-driving.
Meanwhile, representatives from Okusa Toyota, the authorized automobile dealer for Toyota in Dimapur, also conducted a session on road safety for Tetso College students. During the session led by Rina Singh, a quiz based on road safety issues was organized where the students participated actively. All the winners were awarded with prizes sponsored by Okusa Toyota.
(Page News Service)