After the presentation of the six schools that will participate in the final phase of the second school competition "In the voice of children", last Tuesday in the communal building, NORTE in reflective uniform spoke with the Director General of Transit and Transportation of the Municipality of Rivera.
Mauricio referred to the school safe transit contest. He expressed that the contest "is a great success", because the Department of Rivera is the only country level with this modality, where the Intendance and the Departmental Inspection of Primary act together.
"The objective is to generate culture in transit, transfer it to the population, since it is the fundamental tool to lower the accident rate. The idea is to show what is being done from Rivera to the world, "explained the head.
Gonzalez emphasized, "There are already more than 36,000 views in a week. This will serve as an example for the whole population and for the world, being a message of the children, who teach us how to behave in transit.”
Referring to the accident figures in the Department of Rivera, he said that this occurs more with motorcycles and mopeds. "In our car park there are more than one hundred thousand vehicles, between the two cities, and sixty thousand motorcycles circulate. For being more dangerous, we are working on the use of the reflective vest, for the visualization theme, "he explained.
The Director of Traffic and Transportation noted that "the driver must slow down, respect traffic signals, not use the cell phone", although he recalled that "there is a correct signaling from the Transit Division, which in two years has been applied a lot and it has the backing of the Departmental Intending. The idea is to continue advancing and counting on the support of the public.”
Returning to the theme of the school competition "In the voice of children", said that the contest "is one more stage of the work of Road Education in schools. Officials go to schools to educate children on road safety, and work with teachers, principals and later in the year, the contest takes place. "
In Dilbert Cholula’s photographic shot, Education officials give a talk about traffic in the initial education school "Green Land School".