LITRAK Group And IPD Petaling Jaya Of PDRM Organise Road Safety Programme For SMK Bandar Utama Damansara (4) Students
24 Jun 2011
LINGKARAN Trans Kota Sdn Bhd (LITRAK), the highway concessionaire for Lebuhraya Damansara – Puchong (LDP) and SPRINT, the highway concessionaire for SPRINT Highway in collaboration with Ibu Pejabat Polis Daerah (IPD) Petaling Jaya of Polis DiRaja Malaysia (PDRM), organized a Road Safety Programme to some 100 students of SMK Bandar Utama Damansara (4) today as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities.
The objective of this program is to educate the students on the ‘Importance and benefits of having a driving license’. The one hour talk was delivered by two facilitators; SM Mustaka b. Abd Shukor and Sarjan Azman b. Md. from Administration Office of IPD Petaling Jaya.
LITRAK’s Traffic Safety Manager, Nor Azman Ishak said the program was part of the company’s continuous commitment to contribute to the communities, especially those along the highway. ‘This kind of program is important in order to instill awareness on road safety among youngsters,’ he said after the event which also witnessed 15 students received prizes for their winning in the Quiz Contest which was also organized by LITRAK Group.
He said, the program was very beneficial to the students who attended the talk as they were informed about the laws, do’s and dont’s, as well as tips to comply while they are on the road. Nor Azman added that LITRAK Group has planned for more of such activities involving schools along LDP and SPRINT. We believe that with proper guidance on traffic safety, our youngsters would be responsible road users. In the long run, this would help to reduce the number of accidents, he said.
The participants who are of Form 4 and Form 5 students also given some brochures and flyers on the Road Safety at the end of the program. With this program, LITRAK Group hoped that they would have a better understanding on the laws and be a more responsible citizen.