Navi Mumbai Police, Traffic department and RTO are celebrating the Road Safety Week within the city, to make it a more safer city. The grand ceremony of the Road Safety Week of the Navi Mumbai Traffic Police has already began in the city. Navi Mumbai Police Commissioner, Ahmad Javed inaugurated the Road Safety Week in the presence of DCP Vijay Patil, DCP D T Shinde, Ankush Shinde and ACP Purshottam Karad.
Speaking on the occasion, CP Javed said, “The week will create awareness on the laws and rules of the traffic police among motorists. Another major concern will be spreading on the awareness among the children with booklets and camps.” On the similar grounds, the Navi Mumbai RTO followed its tradition and launched its Road Safety week. Similarly, the RTO also tried to spread awareness amongst the people on safe and secure driving through various rallies, events and competitions. Navi Mumbai traffic police also welcomed 35 traffic wardens on the occasion. Considering the rise in gas leakage incidents in city the Police Commissioner distributed Gas Safety Kit to their team members.
At a time, when 75000 accidents are recorded in the State, 12000 lose their lives and 25000 are critically injured, Road Safety Weeks gains significance. The road safety week will be continued till January 31. The week was officially inaugurated by Thane’s Regional Transport Officer N K Patil. Navi Mumbai’s Dy Regional Transport Officer Sanjay Raut was also present in the event.
S Nikam, Assistant Police Inspector said, “As a part of the drive a 90 minutes training programme on Road Safety is being organised in various schools of Navi Mumbai one of such training was organised at the Ryan International School, Sanpada with their students. Our main aim is to make our children turn more responsible while they are on board in school bus.” “While on board with their parents or on the way to school in private car or jeep they must tie the seat belt. One must not move in group on the footpath instead move openly. Footpaths must be used but while they are in less number provided in any condition they must not make mischief as it increases the threat of turning victim,” he added.
Laxman Thohar and Uday Tipre also shared their views and gave guidance to the students. Principal Saira expressed that such events would make the school students be more alert and their capability of tackling problems in future also increases.

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