ROAD SAFETY AWARNESS CAMPAIGN “SAFE DRIVE SAVE LIFE”IN SILIGURI
Following the prescient view of Mamata Banarjee Hon’ble Chief Minister of West Bengal on the issue of everyday deaths related to road traffic accident and the need for safe driving which is an essential component of road safety. Siliguri Metropolitan Police under the leadership of Smt. C.S Lepcha IPS, Commissioner of Police Siliguri Metropolitan Police has successfully launched “Safe Drive Save Live” Programme in Siliguri on 19.08.2016.
Smt C.S Lepcha, IPS, Commissioner of Police, Siliguri Metropolitan Police delivered inaugural speech emphasising the motto of “Safe Drive Save Life” and advising general people to follow the traffic rules while driving in order to avoid traffic accident. Furthermore, she emphasised these tragedies can be prevented by changing people’s behaviours. She asked people to avoid speeding, drinking & driving, using mobile phones when driving and also asked the people to use seat- belts, motorcycle helmets etc.