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POST TIME: 24 January, 2019 12:52:53 AM
Strict enforcement of traffic rules stressed
BSS, Rajshahi

Strict enforcement of traffic rules stressed

Speakers at a discussion here unanimously observed that strict enforcement of traffic rules side by side with creating wide-ranging mass-awareness could be the crucial means of freeing the society from road traffic accidents.

They mentioned that the country experiences many road accidents every year claiming scores of lives and injuring many others. The total loss of properties in the accidents is estimated huge money.

They made this observation while addressing a post-rally street-corner meeting to mark the traffic week-2019 at Fire Brigade crossing in the city on Tuesday.

Traffic Division of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police (RMP) organised the meeting titled ‘Road Safety and raising of mass-awareness’.

Large number of police officials and members, professional and business leaders, public in general and students and scouts from various schools and colleges joined the programme.

Deputy Commissioner (Traffic Division) of RMP Anirban Chakma, Director of Rajshahi Chamber of Commerce and Industry Sadrul Islam, local unit president  of Nirapad Sarak Chai Advocate Towfik Ahsan and its Vice-president Waliur Rahman addressed the meeting.

Anirban Chakma says utmost importance should be given on enhancing drivers’ skills, awareness on traffic law and tendency to obey law among the public in general for road safety.

There is no alternative to awareness to prevent road traffic accidents which create grave concern. Enhancement of competence and awareness of the professional drivers and others concerned is very important to this end. If the drivers drive their vehicles carefully the existing number of road accidents could be reduced to a greater extent. Besides, accidents on roads and highways can be reduced by generating.