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274 ROAD SAFETY SESSION FOR SLUM CHILDREN

posted Apr 10, 2018, 10:40 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Apr 10, 2018, 10:40 AM ]
7-April-2018, Chinchwad (Pune): The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Chinchwad organized an interactive session on ‘Road Safety and Traffic Rules’ for the children of Vidya Nagar slum in Chinchwad. 35 Children participated in this session held under the aegis of ‘Health Risk Reduction’ project supported by AXA Business Services Ltd.

Mr. Sachin Pawar (DBDS - Staff.) was the resource persons for this session. In his interactive session, he covered various DO’s and DON’Ts related to road safety and also explained various traffic symbols used in day to day life. He laid special emphasises on following points:

· Speed limits, helmet
· Drinking and driving
· Honking, headlight and use of dipper
· Traffic signals, waiting time
· Zebra crossing, speed breakers
· Emergency medical services, etc.

He also educated children on helping victims of road accidents. In case of accidents always call police by dialling numbers: 100 & 103. After the session snacks were served to all the children and Mrs. Rajshree Deshkahire (staff- DBDS) proposed the vote of thanks at the end of program.