Port Wings News Network:
V.O.Chidambaranar Port organized a Road Safety Procession on 09 January 2018 to emphasize the Road Safety Regulations among the General Public.
Around 300 School and College students, Port Officers and officials from Thoothukudi District Road Safety Division participated in the Road Safety procession under the guidance of Mr.Judson, National Road Safety Awardee.
The Road Safety Procession was flagged off by Mr U. Rajendran, Traffic Manager, V.O.Chidambaranar Port Trust at Port’s Toll Gate. During the course of Road Safety Procession, the students of C.M. Higher Secondary School, Tuticorin, Star Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Tuticorin, St. Thomas Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Tuticorin and Pope Arts & Science College, Sawyerpuram issued Road Safety pamphlets and also instructed the two wheeler riders to wear helmets and Safety belt in four wheelers & heavy vehicles.
The Road Safety Unit students also emphasized the vehicle drivers to follow Traffic Signals, Speed regulations, avoiding Drunk & Drive and Over loading etc.
The procession concluded at Thermal Round about junction. Felicitation was offered by Shri Suresh S Patil, Chief Engineer, Smt S. Shanthi, Financial Advisor & Chief Accounts Officer, Capt Bhabatosh Chand, Deputy Conservator, Dr. Joseph Sundar, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Mr. N. Varatharajan, Assistant Director, inspectorate of Dock Safety & Smt R. Gomathy, Insperctor, Thermal Nagar Police Station.