Rohini realize that the youth must be taught Road Safety. There are many accidents occurring nowadays and also a few on the road towards KanyaKumari. Rotaract Club of Rohini organized a Two Days “Road Safety Awareness Programme”. The Programme was hosted by Dr.N.Shreenath, IPS, Superintendent of Police, Kanniyakumari and Mr. Selvam, Inspector of Police on 11-01-2018 & 12-01-2018 respectively. He addressed the rules and regulations to be followed when driving a vehicle. He highlighted the importance of wearing helmet and the need of Insurance policy. The children in the school are being taught about Road safety along with the Health Education Classes. Following topics were covered throughout this programme such as Various Traffic Signals, Traffic Rules, Road Traffic Legislations, Motor Vehicles Act 1988, Offences and penalties, Using Helmets while driving two wheelers and Fuel consumption.
The rally was taken out as part of this programme, which commenced on January 11th,2018 in Kanya Kumari District, and January 12th,2018 in Anjugramam, with this year’s theme being ‘Safety is not just a slogan; it’s a way of life’. More than 200 Students and 30 Faculties under Dr. Senthil Vel Murugan, Head of Rotaract Club reached out to the public and campaigned on road safety. The rally was flagged off from Kanya Kumari and Anjugramam. The campaigners carried placards highlighting the importance of road safety and fatal risks caused by vehicles. The road safety unit students also emphasised the vehicle drivers to follow traffic signals, speed regulations, avoiding drunk and drive and overloading. The rally proceeded through the thoroughfares of the town and culminated at the starting point where a valedictory function was held.