goa to observe national road safety week

28-dec-2012 … The 24th National Road Safety Week will be observed from 1st to 7th January, 2013 in the state of Goa.  This year the theme is “Stay Alive, Don’t Drink & Drive”. Goa Traffic Police being one of the stake holders has decided to undertake various activities during this week for spreading the Road Safety Awareness amongst all road users including pedestrians and students. Goa Traffic Police will be conducting various Traffic Education Programme all over Goa covering students, road users, motorists etc. Besides these, following are the competitions organized to create awareness amongst the School children and citizens on Traffic Rules and disciplines.

1.      Essay Writing Competition: An Essay Competition will be held for Senior Citizens on topic “Traffic Problems Then & Now – What Younger Generation should learn from us?” The Essay will be of maximum 500 words and the best three entries will be awarded Rs. 3,000/-, Rs. 2,000/- & Rs. 1,000/- respectively.

2.      Essay Writing Competition: This will be held for Higher Secondary Students and the topic will be “Traffic Rules and Your Parents”. The Essay will be of maximum 500 words and the best three entries will be awarded Rs. 3,000/-, Rs. 2,000/- & Rs. 1,000/- respectively and three Consolation Prizes of Rs. 500/- each.

 3.      Photography Competition: It will be an open category competition. The topic will be “Traffic through the Eyes of Citizens” and the best three entries will be awarded Rs. 3,000/-, Rs. 2,000/- & Rs. 1,000/- respectively and three Consolation Prizes of Rs. 500/- each.

4.      Poster Drawing Competition: This also will be an open category competition with topic “Thanking a Thankless Job – Traffic Cop” and the best three entries will be awarded Rs. 3,000/-, Rs. 2,000/- & Rs. 1,000/- respectively and three Consolation Prizes of Rs. 500/- each.

5.      Poster Drawing Competition: This Poster Drawing Competition will be only for College Section Students. The topic will be “Family Trauma After Accident” and the best three entries will be awarded   Rs. 3,000/-, Rs. 2,000/- & Rs. 1,000/- respectively and three Consolation Prizes of Rs. 500/- each.

6.      Drawing Competition: It will be organized for students of Class VIII to X with topic “Traffic – Your Idea (Good, Bad & Ugly)”. The best three entries will be awarded Rs. 3,000/-, Rs. 2,000/- & Rs. 1,000/- respectively and three Consolation Prizes of Rs. 500/- each.

7.      Slogan Competition on Traffic Scenario: This will be an open category competition and the best three entries will be awarded Rs. 500/-, Rs. 300/- & Rs. 200/- respectively and three Consolation Prizes of Rs. 150/- each.

8.      On the Spot Quiz Contest: The said contest will be held on road by randomly stopping the motorist as well as to the students while giving road safety lectures. He/she will be asked three simple questions pertaining to Traffic Laws and on the spot prize will be awarded to those answering all three questions correctly.

9.  On the spot Prizes for Traffic Rule Abiders: Those motorists found driving/riding by complying all traffic laws will be randomly stopped and rewarded.

The entries for all the above contest except Drawing Competition to reach in the office of the Superintendent of Police, Traffic, Traffic Headquarters, Near Joggers Park, Altinho Panaji on or before 15th January, 2013 by 5.00 pm. As regards to the Drawing Competition it is informed that it will be conducted by Traffic Police in the participating Schools itself on 15/01/2013. The drawing material like papers and crayons will be made available by Traffic Police to the students.

For any other further information, the participants may contact Police Inspector, Traffic Education Cell on the number 0832-2426580 or 7875756073 on any working day or else contact the nearest Traffic Cells in Goa.

 

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