Srinagar: SSP Traffic City Srinagar, Sargun Shukla in her relentless efforts to streamline traffic in City Srinagar has undertaken a pro-active approach to minimize avoidable road disabilities and trauma in collaboration with Director Health Services Kashmir and Kashmir Road Safety Foundation an NGO.
According to a statement, the officials said that the objective of the campaign is to sensitize road users regarding the importance of First Aid, Safety-Helmet, Seat-belt, safe passage to Hospital referrals and Fire Tenders on priority and to inculcate a sense of responsibility towards Road Accident Trauma amongst commuters, pedestrian, vendors and other road users so that precious human lives are saved on way to Hospitals.
SSP Traffic City Srinagar in the first instance lead a contingent of Doctors, Para-medics and members of Kashmir Road Safety Foundation to vital traffic junctions from Dalgate to Jahangir Chowk.
The contingent according to the officials was briefed and divided into five teams to sensitize road users with the required know-how to deal with the trauma on roads as first responder and also to take pro-active precautions to avoid mishaps. Pamphlets projecting road safety measures were distributed on the occasion. The traffic police officials also assisted in giving these paramedics a real time feel of regulating traffic and enforcement of rules.
SSP Traffic City Srinagar stressed on the need to create ambient Police-public interface with the active involvement of all road users including professionals, commuters, academicians, scholars, transporters at institutional level to understand the importance of dispelling both ignorance and arrogance related to traffic management and also to empathize with the issues and predicaments faced by traffic police officials.
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