Church Service marks launch of Road Safety Week 2019

―hampers to be distributed to accident victims

DPI, Guyana, Monday, November 25, 2019

The Guyana Police Force’s Traffic Department, in collaboration with the National Road Safety Council of Guyana, held its annual church service to launch road safety week 2019 under the theme “Accidents can be deadly, use the roads safely, drive defensively and stay alive.”

The observance was held today at the Police Officers Mess Annexe, Eve Leary was attended by Commissioner of Police Leslie James, DDS, DSM; Deputy Commissioner ‘Special Branch/Intelligence Nigel Hoppie, DSM; Deputy Commissioner (Operations) Maxine Graham, DSM and Assistant Commissioner (Training) Clifton Hicken.

Also present at the launch were regional and branch Commanders, representatives from the Guyana Defence Force, Prison and Fire Services and special invites.

It was announced that there will be several activities held throughout the week to observe Road Safety Week.

Monday, November 25 County-wide exercise painting road markings.
Tuesday, November Mini exhibition and symposium at Stabroek Market Square stating at 9:00hrs.
Wednesday, November 27 Senior Officers of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) will host a televised/radio call in programme.
Thursday, November 28 Traffic Chief, Senior Superintendent Linden Isles and team along with members of the National Road Safety Council (NRSC) will visit Accident Ward of the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) to distribute hampers to accident victims.
Friday, November 29 White Night exercise will see ranks will conduct country-wide road safety exercises.
Saturday, November 30 Driver’s seminar at the Officers Training Centre (OTC), at Camp Road and Young Street, Eve Leary.

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