January 11, 2018
Sankara Eye Hospital held a rally yesterday as part of the road safety week. The 3-km rally was flagged off by Deputy Commissioner (Traffic) Sujith Kumar at Sankara Eye Hospital on Sathy Road.
The rally started from Sankara Eye Hospital and ended at Saravanampatty police station. The rally was to make people attentive while driving, impart driving knowledge to people and create awareness about safety measures like wearing helmets.
Sujith Kumar said, “The highest number of road accidents happen in India and of this a sizeable number was in Tamil Nadu. Hence, awareness of the road safety is very important to save lives.” He said wearing any helmet was not enough, but quality ones properly strapped.
Around 150 bikes of students from Kumaraguru College of Technology, Sankara College and staff of Sankara Eye Hospital were part of the rally.