Phnom Penh: The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has finalized a road safety education campaign on "slowing down the lives of children" on National Roads 1 and 5, providing helmets to nearly 2,000 students.

The closing ceremony of the Japan-ASEAN Integration Fund (JAIF) Campaign was held on January 18, Mr. Prom Vantha, Director of Department of Road Safety of Ministry of Public Works and Transport It says the road safety education campaign aims to please shoulders To all road users at risk, especially children so that they are alert and aware of the basic contents of traffic lights that children need to know, safety rules for pedestrians when crossing the road, including instruction. How to cross the road using safety gates from a specialist Traffic safety.

He said that the Road Traffic Safety Education Campaign started training the students of primary school located along National Road 1 and National Road 5 on March 6, 2019 and divided into two stages: The first phase took place at 18 primary schools on National Road 1 and along National Road 5 from Phnom Penh to Pouk. There are 40 schools.

For the second phase, there are 25 schools from Pursat to Battambang.

He added that in total two phases in the 83 primary schools, there were 8,610 students trained in traffic safety and provided 332 safety racks, 830 vests and 166 bulletproof vests. 166 safety banners, 166 safety stickers, 16,600 flyers, helmets and helmets 1,660 caps.

By the time of the accident, 2019 accidents were 4,121, resulting in 1,981 fatalities and 6,141 injuries, an average of 11 road accidents per day, 5 fatalities and 5 injuries. 17 people ៕