NASHIK: Around 200 people, including police personnel and volunteers from Mahindra Logistics , traversed across the city on their two-wheelers while driving home the message of traffic safety, especially the importance of wearing the helmet, on Saturday.
The bike rally, which was organised by the traffic branch of the city police in association with Mahindra Logistics as part of the traffic safety week, was inaugurated by police commissioner Vishwas Nangare Patil.
The city police chief, who participated in the rally, administered an oath on following traffic rules to all those present on the occasion.
The bikers moved through Pathardi Phata, Uttam Nagar, City Centre Mall, ABB Circle and Old Gangapur Naka areas. It concluded at the office of the commissioner of police along Gangapur Road.
Ahead of flagging of the rally, traffic police and Mahindra Logistics conducted an awareness programme by presenting roses to all bikers without helmet and explaining to them about the safety aspect of the headgear.
Apart from conducting special drives against erring motorists, police will be conducting seminars and lectures on the use of helmet, ‘defensive’ driving and programmes like street plays, blood donation camps, putting reflectors on trucks and autorickshaws.Source: Times Of India