"Awareness Program on Safety precaution during driving" at MDR-77C ( Scorpio Club intersection) held on 08th February, 2020 organized by the Department of Civil Engineering, Integral University, Lucknow
An awareness program at Major District Road 77C was organized by the Department of Civil Engineering on 08 February 2020. The faculty coordinators for the program were Mr. Mohd. Sadat and Mr. Nusrat All. There were so many students registered and participated in the event, students from several department played active role in the activity. About two hundred students participated in the program. The students of B.Tech. Civil Engineering actively participated in the event.
A camp was arranged at MDR-77C-Kukrail signalized intersection where traffic signal has been recently installed under smart city initiative of Uttar Pradesh Government. Road users were made aware of the importance of safety precautions during driving. Some of the road users use mobile phones while driving, driving without a seatbelt, ride two-wheelers without a helmet, drive on the wrong side of the road, and do not obey traffic signals. There are road users who take a turn without giving a proper indication of turning. Some road users are involved in rash driving and do not obey speed limits. Some road users were riding with three individuals on a single two-wheeler.
Road users were made aware of the hazards and how they can lead to fatal accidents. Road users were also made aware of the fines imposed by authorities on violations of traffic rules. A special focus was made on the importance of obeying traffic signals. Users were made aware of the online challan system for violation of traffic signals. Pedestrians were also made aware of the importance of zebra crossing and the time allotted for crossing road signalized intersection.