Lucknow: The government of Uttar Pradesh will launch a “road safety campaign” after May 18, with the aim of raising awareness about safety.
According to the government spokesperson, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath ordered officials to launch the campaign and said, “In view of the wider importance of road safety, an action plan for an awareness campaign should be prepared in coordination with departments such as police, traffic, basic education, secondary education, technical education, higher education, transport, urban development, people with disabilities among others. “
The Chief Minister also said aspects such as road engineering, law enforcement, trauma care and public awareness should also be included in the campaign.
Particular emphasis will be placed on raising awareness among elementary and secondary school students of traffic rules. Emphasizing the need to make road safety a way of life.
The Chief Minister said children should be made fully aware of road safety measures from the start.
“University principals/headmasters/representatives should be trained in traffic rules. Schools should hold meetings with parents and ‘Prabhat Pheri’ should be taken out by schoolchildren to raise awareness about traffic safety,” a- he declared.
The Chief Minister also said that while speed bumps are necessary for road safety, they become counterproductive if they are not installed in a scientific way. The poor design of speed bumps on the roads is becoming a factor in accidents every day. The government must pay particular attention to this in order to control such cases.
Buses that do not meet the standards should not be allowed to travel on the road under any circumstances.