As a Part of the Campaign “A Summer without Accidents”
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, August 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]
The Traffic and Patrols Directorate represented by the Public Relations Section, organized traffic-related educational programs for children of the Petroleum Institute’s staff members. The program, which was held at the institute’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi, is a part of the campaign titled “A Summer without Accidents”, aimed at reinforcing the traffic culture. It is worth mentioning that the two-day program benefitted more than 95 students.
Captain Hamdan Hassan bin Thiban, Acting Chief of the Public Relations Section stressed the commitment of the Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police to communicate with the public and participate in various community events, so as to promote interaction with partners and the public to achieve the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ’s strategy.
The awareness program focused on traffic safety, notably the proper safety rules for boarding and exiting buses and the need for pedestrians to cross roads at the designated areas. The program also featured theoretical and practical activities highlighting the dangers of jumping the red light; the proper ways to cross at signalized intersections; the traffic lights chart and pedestrian symbols; as well as the risks of crossing at non-designated areas. Various traffic-related contests were held as a part of the program, and prizes were distributed to the winners.
It is worth mentioning that the Traffic and patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police organizes year-round traffic awareness programs for all stages of the education system, in addition to the public awareness campaigns that are organized periodically by the Directorate, in order to promote the traffic culture amongst community members.
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