Firmly believing that awareness on road safety should start from young students to make a safer Jaipur of tomorrow, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. (HMSI) in association with Department of science and technology announced the Road Safety Summer Camp for school children in the city.
Starting today, the Summer camp will continue till 16th June, 2019 at the Regional Science Centre and Science Park, Shastri Nagar, Jaipur. Over 350 school students will be given traffic awareness education by Honda’s skilled safety instructors.
Speaking on why Honda is reaching out to students in Jaipur and the need for greater road safety awareness, Mr. Prabhu Nagaraj, Vice President, Brand & Communication, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said, “Being in the business of mobility, Road Safety education is an integral part of Honda’s corporate philosophy. With a strong intention of making road use safer in all aspects, we have been extensively educating all spectrum of society on Road Safety education for several years.Honda has been actively conducting various Road Safety education activities for children in a fun way at our traffic park in Jaipur citysince past 6 years. Catching them young we so far have made more than 1.4 lakh children, the safety ambassadors of their families. This summer, Honda 2 Wheelers India in collaboration with the Department of Science & Technology is once again conducting the unique summer camp to spread the road safety awareness to kids.”
In Jan 2013, Honda adopted its traffic training park in Jaipur in association with the Department of Science & Technology. Since then, Honda’s initiative has already educated more than 2.75 lakh citizens of the pink city on road-safety & safe-riding in just 6 years!
Making learning on the serious topic of road safety more fun-oriented, Honda will conduct different activities for school students:
- INTERACTIVE SESSION: Honda’s specially trained road safety instructors to educate children about the do’s and don’ts while commuting in a school bus and cycling.
- PRACTICAL LEARNING: School going students will learn to ride their cycle safely, or as a pillion on two-wheeler and importance of safety gear on roads. To make this learning more practical and fun, children will learn on the specially imported CRF50 motorcycles.
- SCIENTIFIC THEORY MODULE THROUGH INTERACTIVE LEARNING: Honda will also conduct Safety riding theory session and fun educational activities like road safety games and quizzes on daily basis so that young school children learn about safe riding in a fun way.
Honda’s CSR commitment towards Road Safety:
For Honda globally, road safety comes first. Honda has been promoting road safety in India since its inception in 2001 and has already spread road safety awareness to 26 lac Indians. Under its CSR commitment, Honda’s safety riding and training programmes held daily at its 13 adopted traffic parks across India (2 in Delhi, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Yeola, Hyderabad, Chennai, Ludhiana, Coimbatore, Karnal and Thane).