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‘Project Pratibimb’ reflects traffic violations

Hyd Rotatians, cops hold focused drive

When drivers are blinded by the lights of an oncoming vehicle, they tend to crash into a vehicle ahead of them. A reflector can forewarn them of the impending danger,

HYDERABAD, Sep 27 (BNC Network) Absence of Reflectors can increase the risk of accidents. The Rule Book specifies but many do not follow.

Rotary Clubs of Hyderabad Centennial and Smart Hyderabad, in association with a Telangana Police embarked, on a novel project called ‘Pratibimb’, a traffic awareness programme on Reflectors.

G. Manohar, Addl DCP(Traffic), Rachakonda Police Commissionerate was the chief guest and formally kick-started the project on Saturday night in the city outskirts at Gudur Toll Plaza.

When drivers are blinded by the lights of an oncoming vehicle, they tend to crash into a vehicle ahead of them. A reflector can forewarn them of the impending danger, Manohar said.

RTA has been strictly implementing Rule 104 of the Central Motor Vehicles Rules.

During the five hour drive, a brain child of Rotarian Rama Raju, club members Ramraj, Sanjay Kedia, Parag, Anitha Reddy, Divakar along with the help of Traffice police team headed by Satish, CI, Bhongir Traffic Police Station at Gudur Toll Plaza, Hyderabad – Warangal Highway, Bhongir, Yadadri, Telangana supplied over 100 reflectors.   

The Process: The club volunteers  beamed light behind the vehicle once it stopped at toll gate, If the vehicle did not have reflector, it was pulled aside, with the help of the police, and the drivers were given orientation on the importance of Reflectors. The volunteers swiftly pasted the strip of reflector behind the vehicle, free cost. 

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