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Chouhan launches state-wide traffic awareness campaign

Bhopal. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today launched a state-wide traffic awarenesss, road safety and traffic rules adherence campaign from Bhopal. Under the unique campaign, those who adhere to traffic rules will be honoured while violators will be counseled to follow the rules.

Chouhan formally launched the campaign at Roshanpura square today and honoured the riders of motorcycles who were wearing helmets and car drivers wearing their seat belts. He advised the riders who were not wearing helmets and seat belts and made them pledge to follow traffic rules.

The Chief Minister praised the Traffic Police for having taken the unique initiative. He said that most of the road accidents occur due to non-adherence to traffic rules, drunken driving and people not wearing helmets. Chouhan appealed to the citizens to wear helmets while riding two-wheelers and advise their children also to wear helmets and follow traffic rules. He said that the life of youth is not just valuable for their families but also for the state. Their security is must under all circumstances. It is not right to be negligent towards life.