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Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India and Department of Science & Technology, Gov of Rajasthan commemorate 10th anniversary of Traffic Training Park, Jaipur

Nearly 3.7 Lac people of Jaipur learnt the importance of Road Safety with HMSI

Jaipur: Fostering a culture of safe riding habits and responsible driving, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) and Department of Science & Technology, Government of Rajasthan celebrated the 10th year anniversary of its Traffic Training Park at Shastri Nagar in Jaipur, Rajasthan.

The celebration was held in the august presence of Mr. Kailash Mishra (Curator, Science Park, Jaipur, Department of Science & Technology, Government of Rajasthan) along with other members from HMSI.

Aiming to raise road safety awareness among the citizens, HMSI in collaboration with Department of Science & Technology, Government of Rajasthan inaugurated the first traffic training park of Rajasthan at Jaipur in January 2013. Based on the mini-city concept, the traffic park simulates real road conditions like traffic signals, zebra crossings and speed breakers etc.

Since its inception, HMSI’s road safety instructors have successfully educated close to 3.70 lac people of Jaipur (more than 2.2 lac kids and nearly 1.5 lac new and existing riders, including both male and females) through its daily trainings for all age groups.

Speaking on the initiative, Mr. Prabhu Nagaraj – Operating Officer, Brand & Communication, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India said, “Being a socially responsible corporate, HMSI constantly encourages safe riding practices to bring a positive change. Realizing the sensitivity of traffic on Jaipur roads, we inaugurated traffic training park in the city in association with the state’s Department of Science & Technology. Today, we are delighted to announce that this traffic training park has educated over 3.70 lac people of the city. Road user behavioural changes are necessary to help reduce and prevent road collisions. With our training programmes that caters to participants across all age groups, we will continue to instil more discipline among the citizens of Jaipur to make them responsible road users.”