NAGPUR: Police conducted a one-day workshop at the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation(MSRTC) at Ganeshpeth depot, near Dalda company on the occasion of ‘31st Road Safety Week 2020’ on Saturday.
The workshop was conducted by Ganeshpeth police, following an instruction from CP BK Upadhyay and under the supervision of DCP traffic Chinmay Pandit. Senior PI of Ganeshpeth police SS Kumare had organized the workshop with his team, in the presence of senior officials from MSRTC, including divisional manager Tanuja Kalmegh, divisional security officer Lene, divisional traffic supervisor Swati Tambe and law officer Advocate Kokila Lavatre.
The workshop also saw participation from 100-150 drivers and conductor recruits who were advised by the police on certain precautionary measures. The main focus was on the issue of driving public transport, especially in cities, keeping certain safety measures in mind.
The drivers and conductors were told by the cops to ensure that pedestrians are given priority on the road. They were also asked to refrain from consuming liquor while on duty. The recruits were also made aware of the danger of driving while speaking on the mobile phone and rash driving, endangering lives of citizens on the road and also one’s own self.Source: TOI