Instilling positive awareness on road safety among the riders and drivers of Visakhapatnam, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. (HMSI)andAndhra Pradesh Transport Department celebrated 1stanniversary of its Safety Driving Education Centre (SDEC)at Regional Transport Office, Vuda Colony, Marripalem,Visakhapatnam. The anniversary was celebratedin the august presence of Sh.G C Rajaratnam (Deputy Transport Commissioner, Visakhapatnam), Sh. I Siva Prasad Rao (Regional Transport Officer, Visakhapatnam) and Sh. K V Prasad Rao (Incharge, Regional Transport Office, Visakhapatnam).
Speaking on the occasion of 1st anniversary of Safety Driving Education Center, Sh.G C Rajaratnam, Deputy Transport Commissioner, Visakhapatnamsaid, “Andhra Pradesh Transport Department in collaboration with Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd.inaugurated the SDEC at District Transport Commission, Visakhapatnam with an objective to train applicants coming for learner license. Despite the center being closed for few months due to COVID-19 restrictions,the safety instructors have trained 28,713 learner license applicants at center whilestrictly adhering to the COVID-19 safety guidelines. Ever since the start of road safety training,the percentage of students passing the test has also increased. I appreciate the efforts of Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. and its road safety training instructors for taking up this initiative to train the LLR applicants of Visakhapatnam.”