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Haryana Police Launches Social Media Campaign to Enhance Driving Skills and Promote Road Safety

April 23, 2024 10:48 PM
Haryana Police Launches Social Media Campaign to Enhance Driving Skills and Promote Road Safety

Haryana Police Chief Reports Substantial Drop in Road Accidents

Punjab Newsline, Chandigarh, April 23-
In a commendable initiative to enhance driving skills and promote road safety among the general public, Haryana Police has launched a new social media campaign. Under this initiative, informative videos are being uploaded on Haryana Police's social media handles to educate the public about driving skills and the importance of adhering to traffic rules.

Educational Videos Foster Safer Driving Practices

These video clips provide valuable insights into techniques for improving driving skills, enabling individuals to drive safely and responsibly. By adopting these techniques, one can significantly reduce the risk of becoming a victim of road accidents.

Positive Impact: Decrease in Road Accidents

The Haryana Police's efforts in promoting road safety have yielded positive results. Compared to the previous year, there has been a significant decrease in the number of road accidents, fatalities, and injuries by the end of March 2024. The state has witnessed a decline of 150 road accidents, 48 fatalities, and 148 injuries, said Haryana Police Director General Shatrujeet Kapur.Harnessing Social Media for Outreach"Social media is a powerful tool to reach a large audience, especially in today's digital age," said Haryana Police Director General Shatrujeet Kapur. "Our informative video clips, uploaded daily on our social media platforms, provide the public with practical techniques for safe driving and accident prevention."

Comprehensive Coverage of Road Safety Topics

These meticulously crafted videos explain driving maneuvers and safety precautions in clear, easy-to-understand language. They cover a wide range of topics, including lane discipline, responsible driving habits for young people, blind spot awareness, helmet use, proper use of pedestrian crossings, speed limits, parking regulations, and the importance of following traffic rules.

Multi-Platform Approach

The campaign extends beyond social media, with the videos displayed on screens in cinemas and shopping malls to maximize their reach.

Call to Action: Public Participation

Director General Kapur urged the public to actively participate in ensuring road safety. "By following traffic rules and encouraging your family members to do the same, we can significantly reduce the risk of accidents," he emphasizes.

Stay Informed and Engaged

He invites everyone to follow the Haryana Police on social media for valuable traffic safety information and updates:

Twitter: @police_haryana

Instagram: haryanapoliceofficial_

Facebook: Haryana Police

 
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