📩 24/11/2018 12:34
Road Traffic Safety Week Begins with a Ceremony: Road Traffic Safety Week, Commemoration Ceremony commenced with various activities across the country Highway Traffic Safety Week Atatürk monument was presented to the wreath and the saints of the memory of the memory of the martyrs and the independence began to read the Marşf.
To emphasize the importance of traffic safety in the education and training of road users and to increase the contribution of all public institutions and organizations to traffic education; Governor Ahmet Aydın, Provincial Police Director Metin Özkan, Director of Siirt Police Vocational School Sami Ekim, Provincial Director of National Education Giyasettin Taş, some civil and professional community organizations, traffic branch directorate staff, representatives of public institutions and organizations, citizens and students.
Traffic Branch Manager Ahmet Akpınar, who made the opening speech at the ceremony held in front of the Atatürk monument, said that they aim to increase traffic awareness in the society in ensuring traffic safety and preventing traffic accidents. Stating that 2013 and 2014 have been declared as the "seat belt and speed control year" in our country, Akpınar said, “34.1 percent of the fatal and injured traffic accidents in our country are caused by speed violations. In addition, the use of seat belts reduces deaths by 45 percent and injuries by 55 percent. " he spoke.
Following the ceremony held in Atatürk monument, students, security, gendarmerie and provincial emergency disaster teams with representatives of civil society organizations and citizens participated in the Traffic Walk of Love was held. Traffic from the Republic Square, up to the prefecture of the city was seen colorful images of the Traffic Walk. During the week-long events; various events such as carpet field tournament, traffic exhibition opening, kite festival, conferences, first aid training will be held.