In order to create awareness of road safety among the public, the NWKRTC held a program on the 13th of January, 2023 at the NWKRTC Depot. P V Sneha, DCP Crime and Traffic of Belagavi, was the Chief Guest of the event and emphasized the importance of preventing accidents.
She suggested that by following simple safety measures such as wearing a seat belt while driving a four-wheeler, wearing a helmet while riding a two-wheeler, not speeding, and not using a mobile phone while driving, many accidents could be avoided.
She also warned that many young and productive lives are being lost due to reckless and drunk driving.
Shivanand Magudum, RTO Officer of the PY Nayak Divisional Controller, spoke about the importance of road safety.
Dr. Devagouda, an Orthopaedic Surgeon and MD of Shree Ortho and Trauma Centre, presented a talk on the prevention of road accidents and the identification of victims into minor and serious injuries.
When an accident occurs, he explained in detail the first aid measures to be taken at the accident site and the emergency management of victims. He also demonstrated how to safely mobilize the victims to a safe place or hospital.