As a part of ongoing national road safety month 2021, a medical checkup was held on Saturday for licence seekers at Mini Secretariat Shopian in collaboration with health department Shopian.
“The main purpose of organising such camps is to ensure physical and medical fitness of drivers for safe driving on roads,” Statement reads.
In this program, officials aware people about road safety norms so that road accidents may be minimized and precious human lives are saved.
They also cautioned them to desist from overspeeding, avoid mobile phones while driving, and promote usage of seat belts while driving and wearing helmets while riding.
Besides Officers/ officials of MVD who delivered a speech on inculcating traffic rules while using road either as driver or pedestrian. While doctors briefed participants about the use of first aid, post-accident rescue, basic life support, etc.
On the occasion, pamphlets carrying messages of different road safety norms were distributed among participants.