300 GTI students benefit from traffic awareness program

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Some 300 students attached to the Government Technical Institute (GTI) recently benefitted from a traffic awareness program facilitated by the Guyana Police Force’s (GPF) Traffic Department in its efforts to restoring safer and better road practices.

Since September 2018, awareness lectures have been conducted at several schools nationwide, however on Tuesday and Wednesday last, the department made a presentation to the educational institution.

Senior officials of the GPF with students of GTI

The lectures were conducted by Police Sergeant, Kenny Bishop, who is attached to the Traffic Education Unit, Police Headquarters, Eve Leary.

The Traffic Educational Unit took the program to another level when Sergeant Bishop visited the Tertiary Institution and edified students on the following topics: – Road Safety Rules, Safety Rules for Pedal Cyclists, Pedestrian Crossing, Kerb-Drill, Weapons in Schools, Say no to Drugs, Peer Pressure, A lesson of Discipline, Consequences of Good and Bad Role Models, Having Good Role Model Characters and Consequences of Loitering during and after School Hours.

The Principal of the Institution, Renita Crandon Duncan along with the Senior Welfare Officer, Alero Proctor of the Institute commended Bishop for his timely lectures.

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