Ministry of Transport Begins Road Safety Campaign in Schools Today

 

 

As part of the implementation arrangement of the road safety work plan, the  Ministry of Transport, Works and Infrastructure, has got  approval from the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education to conduct a road safety sensitization campaign in piloted  schools, beginning  today Monday  13th  to 24th June, 2022

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The activity will mainly target schools along the main highways in the Greater Banjul Area and West Coast Region. Potentially, the sensitization program aims at improving road user attitudes and behavior among school-going children, who frequently use the road environment.

 

The campaign will be conducted by the road safety working group subcommittee on advocacy and education, which comprises of different stakeholders.

 

 During this period, students and teachers of the targeted schools will be exposed to Institutional Frame of Road Safety, Interpretation of Road Traffic Signs, First Aid demonstration, Train Children how to cross Zebra crossings and Lessons on Prevention of road traffic crashes.