On July 27th 2013 at the “Ban Cheun” meeting room of PPAO Muang Phuket School, Rawai, Director of PPAO Muang Phuket School – Mr.Viroj Tuntiviriyaporn presided over a “Safety Drive” Project for 173 grade 3-6 students.
Due to the number of road accidents in Phuket, many of wish result in the loss of life and property, it is important that people understand that many of the accidents occur due to car drivers and motorcycle drivers not following traffic rules and drivers not knowing the laws. Carelessness, lack of knowledge about the use of vehicles on the road, lack of awareness of driving safely, ignorance and lack of discipline regarding following the laws and rules of road safety are all causes of accidents. The “Safety Drive” Project aims at encouraging students to gain knowledge about traffic rules and regulations related driving a car or motorcycle legally, at preventing and reducing road accidents, as well as focusing on the behavioral of drivers that violate and ignore traffic rules. The project is being supported by Phuket Provincial Administration Organization (PPAO along with Phuket Transportation Office, Chalong Police Station, Honda ST and teachers of PPAO Muang Phuket School.