Tamil Nadu State Police and Honda Motorcycles & Scooters India have set out to train the newly recruited sub-inspectors to make the roads safer for road users.
As part of continued efforts to foster safer riding etiquettes, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India today launched a road safety awareness campaign in Chennai in association with Tamil Nadu State Police. The ride started from the police academy located at Kellambakkam High Road Vandalaur, Chennai.
The Tamil Nadu State Police has authorized HMSI to lead the Police Force Safety Campaign. As part of this exercise, new recruits of sub-inspectors will be trained. The 9-day road safety awareness campaign begins on April 28 and will train approximately 1,000 police officers.
Elaborating on road safety awareness, Mr. Prabhu Nagaraj, Operations Manager – Brand and Communication, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India said, “HMSI commends the Tamil Nadu Police who are working diligently to protect the citizens. With this road safety awareness campaign, HMSI expresses its gratitude to them and wishes to ensure their safety on the roads by making them aware of the important aspects of road safety. We thank the Tamil Nadu Police for supporting us in educating the new Sub Instructors not only to be responsible road users but also to assist in law enforcement. Going forward, we will continue to expand our road safety initiatives to create more responsible road users.
The 3.5 hour program will train sub-inspectors on rules, regulations, road signs and the importance of riding gear, as well as proper riding posture. Followed by Honda’s driving simulator to prepare the rider for nearly 100 road hazards by facing them virtually. Practice on Honda’s virtual driving simulator to experience nearly 100 possible road hazards before you actually ride.
Additionally, riders will be prepared to predict risks on the road through a special prediction training called Kiken Yosoku Training. It allows riders to improve their sensitivity to danger. The training will conclude with the implementation of learning from virtual training to hands-on training on a Honda 2-wheeler.
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