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486 HEALTH RISK AND ROAD SAFETY SESSION FOR SCHOOL CHILDREN

posted Jan 27, 2019, 7:48 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Jan 27, 2019, 7:53 AM ]
Chinchwad (Pune), 24-January- 2019: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Chinchwad organized an interactive session on ‘Road Safety and Traffic Rules’ for the students of Mata Ramabai Ambedkar Kanya Vidyalay at Ajantha Nagar slum in Chinchwad. 67 students participated in this session held under the aegis of ‘Health Risk Reduction’ project supported by AXA Business Services Ltd.

Mrs. Sarika Kadam and Mrs. Vibhwari Kamble (both DBDS – Staff) were the resource person for this session. Mrs. Sarika gave important information about personal health and Hygiene. Then Mrs. Vibhawari covered various topics on road safety such as:

· Drive adjacent to the left side of the road 

· Pass or overtake the vehicle in front of yours from its right side

· Extra cautious while approaching a junction

· Always give a right of way to vehicles already progressing

· Don’t horn in prohibited areas like hospital zones, school zones, etc.

· Use helmet while driving

· Use of zebra lines, avoid running while on road

She also educated children on various DO’s and DON’Ts related to road safety, keep documents such as Driving license, Registration certificate, Taxation certificate, Insurance certificate, Fitness certificate while driving. She also educated students on helping victims of road accidents. In case of accidents always call police by dialling numbers: 100 & 108. The end snacks were served to all the Students.