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Friday , 23 February 2024

SIAM organises refresher training camps and health check-ups







The Society of Indian Automotive Manufacturers (SIAM) and SAFE (Society of Automotive Fitness & Environment) organised more than 100 Refresher Training Programmes for drivers and students at 3500 automobile dealer outlets all over India. Workshops, talks, seminars and awareness drives were also conducted. Drivers were given refresher tips in driving, especially safe driving, and road safety tips. Free tyre check-up camps and awareness drives were held in New Delhi in association with J K Tyres. A Road Safety Training Programme for three wheeler drivers was held along with Delhi Traffic Police and Bajaj Auto Ltd. Trainers from Hubert Ebner India Ltd and IIJT Education Pvt Ltd provided faculty support. The former was the training partner in the programmes in North India, North East India (Agartala), Orissa and Andhra Pradesh. The three wheeler drivers were provided special training sessions in soft skills, road rules and regulations, road safety, defensive driving and vehicle maintenance by experts in the respective fields. Road Safety Workshops for drivers were also held in Chandigarh, Orissa, Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh.  Health check-up camps for heavy commercial vehicle drivers were conducted in 11 states with the assistance of Transport Corporation of India (TCI) Foundation. In these, counselling was provided and eye check-ups, blood pressure and blood check-ups were carried out and free medicines were distributed. Training programmes for BPO drivers at the Institute of Driving Training & Research (IDTR), New Delhi, a health check-up camp for drivers at Indore, and road safety awareness drive for two wheeler drivers at Punjabi Bagh, Delhi, and for KSRTC and BMTC drivers at Bangalore were also part of the initiatives.

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