Reflecting on the increased risk of road accidents among the youth, Oman Road Safety Association (ORSA) has partnered with AIESEC in Oman in order to spread road safety awareness and to better engage with the public.
Shaima Al-Lawati, commented saying, “Age, inexperience, and gender are three main factors that put youth at an increased risk of road traffic crashes worldwide. Through this partnership with AIESEC, Oman Road Safety Association is planning to build capacity among youth in the road safety field by creating accessibility of relevant road safety trainings and awareness programmes. These initiatives will support in the development of the general public and encourage youth to engage and play a greater role in transferring road safety knowledge to peers and friends. Road Safety Awareness Programme will assist in carrying the required message to other sectors, through friends, colleagues, parents, siblings and senior citizens.”
Nadeem Ahmed, Manager of AIESEC Oman, commented saying, “We have started communicating with youth from different colleges in Oman and globally. The combination of local and international young persons from local and international universities and colleges will surely add special flavour to the whole awareness programme. These young people will share and exchange their experience and knowledge that will enrich this project. They will be the volunteers dedicated to carrying out regular workshops in road safety awareness with Oman Road Safety Association’s guidance and follow up.”
For more information, please contact:
TRACCS Public Relations
Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
Telephone: +968 24 649-099
Fax: +968 24 649-088
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